November 19th, 2007 03:59 EST
Statement from U.S. Embassy Baghdad and Multi-National Force-Iraq concerning incident in Mutha
The U.S. Embassy and MNF-I deeply regret the loss of life reported today from Muthana province. Initial reports are that an incident involving a U.S. military convoy resulted in the death of two Iraqi citizens and wounded four others. We profoundly regret when any innocent civilian is killed or injured. Our heartfelt condolences go out to the families of those who lost their lives, and our thoughts and prayers are with those who were injured. The coalition forces will work closely with the families, tribal and government leaders in Muthana to convey our deep regret and ensure the families of those killed, and those who were injured, are properly cared for. This incident is being fully investigated.
Press Release A071118b