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HalfMooner
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Posted - 08/16/2007 :  04:12:52  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
According to the article:
An elderly Iraqi woman shows two bullets which she says hit her house following an early coalition forces raid in the predominantly Shiite Baghdad suburb of Sadr City.



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Edited by - HalfMooner on 08/16/2007 04:49:19

GeeMack
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Posted - 08/16/2007 :  05:31:00   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send GeeMack a Private Message  Reply with Quote
I bet I could throw a bullet like that 30 yards, maybe a little more. And within that range, I'm pretty sure I could hit a house. So, busted, plausible, or confirmed? I say plausible.
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leoofno
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Posted - 08/16/2007 :  05:31:07   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send leoofno a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Worst case of "Man Hands" I've seen in a long time.

I like the spent bullets too!

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filthy
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Posted - 08/16/2007 :  05:42:38   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Link doesn't seem to want to work on my box.




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HalfMooner
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Posted - 08/16/2007 :  05:48:48   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send HalfMooner a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by filthy

Link doesn't seem to want to work on my box.




Sorry, Filthy. It worked earlier, but no longer. Looks like someone figured out that something was wrong with the Agence France Presse story, and pulled it.


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Here's a link to Moonscape News, and one to its Archive.
Edited by - HalfMooner on 08/16/2007 06:02:50
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filthy
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Posted - 08/16/2007 :  06:21:35   [Permalink]  Show Profile Send filthy a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Originally posted by HalfMooner

Originally posted by filthy

Link doesn't seem to want to work on my box.




Sorry, Filthy. It worked earlier, but no longer. Looks like someone figured out that something was wrong with the Agence France Presse story, and pulled it.


Cest la guerre, I guess.

I note from the photo that those rounds held by the lady were definatly not fired at her house nor anyone elses. They are unfired cartridges. The cases look like they are brass. I'm not entirely sure, but I think that many if not most military cartridges today are made of coated steel. Those are probably brass-washed steel, although they look a little bright for that. It's probably just the photo, of course.

I'm certain that they are 7.62-39 mm (.30 calibre Russian), the fuel for the AK-47.




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Dave W.
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Posted - 08/16/2007 :  10:31:45   [Permalink]  Show Profile  Visit Dave W.'s Homepage Send Dave W. a Private Message  Reply with Quote
Hot Shots, part Deux. The last five seconds of that clip. Obviously, that elderly Iraqi woman was attacked by Charlie Sheen.

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