U.S. lawmakers' plane under rocket attack in Iraq

A U.S. military plane carrying four U.S. lawmakers came under rocket fire Thursday night when departing Baghdad for Amman, the CNN reported Friday.

U.S. lawmakers' plane under rocket attack in Iraq
A U.S. military plane carrying four U.S. lawmakers came under rocket fire Thursday night when departing Baghdad for Amman, the CNN reported Friday.

"Our plane leaving Iraq was fired upon, and it was a close call," Rep. Bud Cramer said in a statement.

Senators Mel Martinez, Richard Shelby and James Inhofe were also on the flight.


Shelby told the CNN that the rockets were "near misses."

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Last Mod: 31 Ağustos 2007, 18:54
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