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Oops! American civilians in Iraq killed in “accident”

Bahrain News Agency reports:

American Forces in Iraq reported the death of four American civilian contractors in a road accident today near Lion Air Base in West Anbar Province.

US Cable News Network (CNN) reported, according to an American Forces’ statement, that the four American contractors died when their bus collided with a 7-ton lorry, adding that 17 other civilians were injured in the collision, nine of them were in a critical condition and were taken to receive emergency medical care. The statement added that a member of the Marines was slightly injured in the accident.

Will this story change or simply fade away as the death count grows higher?

By Andy Sternberg

Andy Sternberg is a digital strategist and marketing specialist with a focus on enhancing interactive and user experience through content and social media. He's been tweaking content and music-related websites since the '90s and has a Master's in Online Journalism. He's currently the head of Social & Digital Media at Rotary International. Find him on Twitter @andysternberg.

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