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Wednesday, April 07, 2004

Nit-Picking Photo Captions: IRAQ


Armed Shiite militiamen loyal to radical Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr patrol the streets
of the Shula district of Baghdad during a peaceful anti-American protest
Tuesday April 6, 2004. U.S. troops battled Iraqi guerrillas Tuesday on the edges of Fallujah,
which hundreds of Marines and Iraqi troops have surrounded in a major operation to pacify
one of Iraq's most violent cities. The military reported four Marines killed in the area.
(AP Photo/Jerome Delay)


At least this one doesn't say "peaceful"

Shiite demonstrators cheer a sword-waving man, in downtown Baghdad, Iraq,
during an anti-American protest Sunday April 4, 2004. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)


Ya gotta love it: No one shoots, gunfire just "erupts"

Shiite demonstrators run for cover as gun fire erupts near the Baghdad hotel in Baghdad,
Iraq, during an anti-American protest Sunday April 4, 2004. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
So much for the peaceful protest.