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FBI finds Blackwater shootings unjustified

An FBI investigation has found that 14 of the 17 Blackwater shootings were "unjustified and violated deadly-force rules in effect for security contractors in Iraq", according to a New York Times report.

Seventeen people were killed when Blackwater private security guards opened fire in a crowded Baghdad neighborhood as they protected a State Department convoy. Blackwater said the guards came under attack.

At least 14 of the shootings broke rules for private security guards in Iraq regarding the use of deadly force, the Times reported, citing unnamed civilian and military officials briefed on the case.

Up to five Blackwater guards fired weapons during the incident, including one guard described as "turret gunner No. 3" who was responsible for several deaths, the report said.

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents also found no evidence that the convoy was attacked by Iraqis, a

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Added: Nov-14-2007 
By: Illuminated1234
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