Baghdad - At least eight Iraqi electricity workers were
killed and two others were wounded when a US aircraft fired at their
vehicle, local news reports said Saturday.
According to the independent news agency Voices of Iraq (VOI), an
Iraqi police source said that the workers were installing electricity
wires and cables in a power station when their vehicle was hit by a
The attack reportedly occurred in the southern neighborhood of
al-Jalisiya in Samarra, capital of the Salah al-Din province, 100
kilometres north of Baghdad.
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