Discussion in 'Politics & Religion' started by ZZZzzzzzzz, Aug 31, 2006.
Wonder if this strategy qualifies as a war crime...
In the heat of Baghdad, that trap would get me everytime!
Terrorists go to new lows to harm US troops:
National Guardsman Brutally Attacked In Pierce County (Washington)
PARKLAND, Wash. -- The Pierce County Sheriff's Department is searching for five people who allegedly attacked a uniformed National Guardsmen walking along 138th Street in Parkland Tuesday afternoon.
The soldier was walking to a convenience store when a sport utility vehicle pulled up alongside him and the driver asked if he was in the military and if he had been in any action.
The driver then got out of the vehicle, displayed a gun and shouted insults at the victim. Four other suspects exited the vehicle and knocked the soldier down, punching and kicking him.
âAnd during the assault the suspects called him a baby killer. At that point they got into the car and drove off and left him on the side of the road,â Detective Ed Troyer with the Pierce County Sheriffâs Department told KIRO 7 Eyewitness News.
The suspects were driving a black Chevy Suburban-type SUV.
âThis is something new for us, we have not had military people assaulted because they were in the military or somebody's opposition to a war or whatever,â Troyer said.
The driver is described as a white male, 25-30 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall, heavy build, short blond hair, wearing a black T-shirt and jeans, and armed with a handgun.
The vehicle's passengers are described as white males, 20-25 years old. Some of the suspects wore red baseball hats and red sweatshirts during the attack.
The Pierce County Sheriff's Department is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and charging of the individuals involved. Informants can call 253-591-5959, and callers will remain anonymous.
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