Nov. 9, 2004

Aljazeera.Net - 'Scores of civilians' killed in Falluja

Aljazeera.Net - 'Scores of civilians' killed in Falluja: "Scores of civilians' killed in Falluja Tuesday 09 November 2004, 23:53 Makka Time, 20:53 GMT Residents say scores of civilians have been killed Muhammad Abbud said he watched his nine-year-old son bleed to death at their Falluja home, unable to take him to hospital as fighting raged in the streets and bombs rained down on the Iraqi city. In the midst of a US onslaught and hemmed in by a round-the-clock curfew, he said he had little choice but to bury his eldest son, Ghaith, in the garden. 'My son got shrapnel in his stomach when our house was hit at dawn, but we couldn't take him for treatment,' said Abbud, a teacher. 'We buried him in the garden because it was too dangerous to go out. We did not know how long the fighting would last.'" Continued...

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