Libya: US rescuers shoot villagers as they welcome downed jet pilots

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March 22, 2011
Daily Mail [UK]    
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"Six Libyan villagers are recovering in hospital after being shot by American soldiers coming in to rescue the U.S. pilots whose plane crash-landed in a field. The helicopter strafed the ground as it landed in a field outside Benghazi beside the downed U.S. Air Force F-15E Eagle which ran into trouble during bombing raid last night. And a handful of locals who had come to greet the pilots were hit -- among them a young boy who may have to have a leg amputated because of injuries caused by a bullet wound." (03/22/11)

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