Six Killed, Two Injured As Another Helicopter Goes Down!


7 November 2003


Six killed, two injured when US Black Hawk helicopter forced down near Iraqi town of Tikrit Friday. Last Sunday, Iraqi guerrillas shot down Chinook transport helicopter killing 16 US troops. Guerrillas with guns and rocket-propelled grenades attacked US convoy in Mosul Friday killing 1 soldier, injuring 6. Thursday, Polish force deployed in south-central region of Iraq suffered first fatality when major died of gunshot wounds after his convoy came under fire near town of Al Mussayib south of Baghdad.