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Wednesday, March 26, 2008

U.S. admits to killing Egyptian in Suez Canal

U.S. officials have now admitted that warning shots fired by an American naval ship at approaching boats in the Suez Canal on Monday resulted in an Egyptian casualty, BBC News reported Wednesday.

U.S. officials had previously claimed that there were no casualties or injuries stemming from Monday’s incident. However, with growing publicity and anger surrounding the event, the U.S. embassy in Egypt issued a new statement Wednesday confirming the death of an individual in one of the boats.

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