U.S. forces killed physician in Salah al-Din – MP
3/8/2011 3:41 PM
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: A U.S.
force conducted an air drop operation on a village in al-Huweija district and raided some houses, killed a physician and arrested his brother, according to an Iraqi legislator on Tuesday.
special forces, in association with forces from Salah al-Din province, conducted an air drop operation on a village in Huweija, where they killed a physician and detained his brother on Sunday (March 6) night,” Omar al-Juburi, a member of parliament from al-Wasat (Centrist) Coalition, said during a parliamentary session Tuesday.
Juburi urged the parliament to “condemn this sinful incident and form a committee to investigate it.”
He also called for releasing the killed physician’s brother and that the U.S.
forces pay compensations to his family.
Osama al-Nujeifi, the parliament speaker, asked the security & defense committee to investigate this incident, adding it represented a “clear violation of the status of forces agreement signed between Iraq and the United States.”
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