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US probe suggests coverup in Iraqi shootings

Marines may have deliberately killed civilians, officials say

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / August 3, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- Military investigators believe that there is enough evidence to suggest that members of a Marine Corps unit deliberately gunned down 24 civilians in the Iraqi town of Haditha last year, and that their commanders tried to cover it up , according to military officials. Prosecutors are now reviewing their initial findings to determine if the Marines' actions warrant ... (Full article: 938 words)

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