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NCIS Report (Death): 26JUN05-MEBJ-0378-7HMA: Shooting at Haditha Dam June 26, 2005 ("Homicide")

July 24, 2005 | NCIS | ACLU-RDI 5821
This is an NCIS investigation into the death of Abu Bachir, a Syrian National. Marines and Iraqi National Guard Forces (ING) stopped and searched a vehicle coming from the direction of Syria. A Red Opal a taxi with three (3) passengers. As the passengers were being questioned, they admitted that they were Syrian, that they were using fake Iraqi Passports and that they entered Iraq illegally. All of a sudden, Mr. Bashir broke away and began to flee, on foot, in to the desert. Mr. Bashir was ordered to stop, but refused. The Marines and ING forces opened fired on him, killing him. This file contains a Report of Investigative Action: Acquisition of Titan Corp Documents Regarding Linguist, (July 24, 2005), detailing the efforts to locate a linguist who was with the Marines at Hiditha Dam. The linguist was subsequently injured in combat and is unavailable to offer a Statement due to his recovery. Attachments redacted under NCIS Deleted Page Information Sheet.