Friday, June 23, 2006

An Anxious Child

Child crying in Baqouba hospital for his injured fatherThe injured man on the stretcher in Baquba's emergency department is this child's father. Baquba's about 40 miles northeast of Baghdad and is the scene of frequent fighting between Iraqis and American soldiers who are trying to compel Iraqi acceptance of the American invasion and occupation of Iraq. The child's father was injured in a bomb explosion outside a mosque which killed 10 people.

Update 20:35CET:Toll increased to 12 people dead as a result of explosion


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