Death on Haifa Street
Baghdad - September 12
An Iraqi civilian killed in a rocket attack from a U.S. helicopter lies in Haifa St. in Baghdad. Earlier in the day insurgents on Haifa street had attacked an American patrol, forcing the Americans to abandon one of their burning vehicles. After a crowd of curious onlookers gathered at the scene of the burning vehicle, U.S. helicopter fired missles into the crowd, killing 22 Iraqi civilians and injuring 48.