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Collateral Murder


Helicopter attack

The other men standing next to Namir Noor-Eldeen become aware that they are being fired at from the Apache helicopter.

The men try to cover as the first rounds of shots hit them from the Apache helicopter.

As one man falls to the ground ...

... Namir Noor-Eldeen runs for his life.

The photo journalist falls to the ground at a garbage dump ...

... and is hit by shells from the Apache helicopter.