US embassy contractor killed in Iraq rocket attack




 
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US embassy contractor killed in Iraq rocket attack
 
September 23rd, 2006  
Team Infidel
 
 

Topic: US embassy contractor killed in Iraq rocket attack


US embassy contractor killed in Iraq rocket attack
Media:AFP
Byline:n/a
Date:September 23, 2006

Body:


BAGHDAD, Sept 23, 2006 (AFP) - A United States national working as a
contractor
for the US state department in Iraq was killed in a rocket attack in the
main
southern city of Basra, the embassy said Saturday.

US embassy charge d'affaires Daniel Speckhard said in a statement the
contractor, whose identity was not disclosed, was killed on Friday.

"As a member of our embassy community, this American citizen worked toward
assisting the people of Iraq build a stable, democratic, and prosperous
country," Speckhard said in the statement.
 


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