Archive for the ‘Baghad’ Category

Iraqis Detail Shooting by Guard Firm

November 26, 2007

 By Steve Fainaru
Washington Post Foreign Service
Monday, November 26, 2007; Page A01

BAGHDAD — Guards employed by Unity Resources Group, a security company responsible for the shooting deaths of two Iraqi women here Oct. 9, had shot and seriously wounded a man driving a van 3 1/2 months earlier on the same Baghdad thoroughfare, according to four witnesses.

The company that hired Unity, RTI International, a North Carolina-based firm that promotes democracy in Iraq under a U.S. government contract, initially said it had no information about the previously undisclosed June 24 shooting. RTI later said it discovered internal reports about the incident following detailed inquiries from The Washington Post.

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