Teachers beheaded in Baghdad in front of students
Wed Apr 19, 2006 8:16 AM ET
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Separate groups of gunmen entered two primary schools in Baghdad on Wednesday and beheaded two teachers in front of their students, the Ministry of State for National Security said.
"Two terrorist groups beheaded two teachers in front of their students in the Amna and Shaheed Hamdi primary schools in Shaab district in Baghdad," a ministry statement said.
A ministry official said he believed the attacks were aimed at: "intimidating pupils and disrupting learning."
Thursday, April 20, 2006
Why We're In Iraq...
UPDATE AND CORRECTION Regrettably, MSNBC and other news agencies now report that these attacks described by the Iraqi Ministry of State for National Security never occurred. It is not clear why the ministry invented the story.