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NCIS Report (Death): 22DEC07-24IZ-0236-7HMA; Thair Hamid Khalaf Hassan Alwani, Combat Outpost (COP) Manion, Iraq, December 22, 2007

Apr. 2, 2008 | NCIS | ACLU-RDI 5774
This is an NCIS investigation of the death of an Iraqi detainee, Thair Hamid Khalaf Hassan Alwani, who died in the custody of the Military Transition Team (MiTT) on December 22, 2007 while being transported from Combat Outpost (COP) Manion to the Camp Fallujah Regional Detention Facility (RFD), Iraq. This file contains: 1) Report of Investigation, (Interim, April 2, 2008); 2) Report of Investigation, (Action, March 4, 2008); 3) Report of Investigation, (Interim, March 2, 2008); and 4) Investigative Action: Autopsy of v/Al Awani (Jan. 3, 2008). It is reported that while being transported in a Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicle, Mr. Alwani grabbed the M-4 rifle of one of the guards, caused a round to be fired and was then shot multiple times by the soldier, who resorted to using his handgun. Mr. Alwani was pronounced dead at the scene. The report states that there did not appear to be any violations of the Law of Armed Conflict (LOAC)