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NCIS Report (Death): 05FEB07-24IZ-0023-7HMA; Hasan Salih Mohammed, Battle Position (BP) Tarawa, Iraq, February 5, 2007

Mar. 24, 2007 | NCIS | ACLU-RDI 5767
This is an NCIS investigation into the death of Hasan Salih Mohammed, an Iraqi civilian who died following a Task Force 88 raid in Tawara Iraq on February 5, 2007. Mr. Mohammed died of unknown causes while being taken in to custody. His body was left on the helicopter Landing Zone (LZ) the night of his death, but was eventually recovered by Marine Patrol 3/4 Kilo Co. and turned over to Iraqi Policemen (IP). The IPs brought the body to the local hospital that eventually released the body to Mr. Mohammed's son. Mr. Mohammed's son returned the body to village of Beyji, Iraq for local burial, Mr. Mohammed's home village. This file contains a report of Investigation Action (March 24, 2007), which is an interview with an Iraqi Police Officer (IP) from the area of the death. The IP stated that he had no personal knowledge of the events, but that he heard several rumors concerning the death, including that Mr. Mohammed was dropped from a helicopter. He did state that Mr. Mohammed was returned to his home village of Beyji, Iraq by family members. He also stated that there were photos that he saw and described.