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Collateral Murder


And is shot at

Seconds later the minivan is bombarded.

The two men run for cover.

The men in the van were Saleh Matasher Tomal (born 1964), Anour Saboh Hanoon (born 1989), Alah Shaib Abaid (born 1976) and Ferraz Amran (born 1975).

The front of the minivan is bombed, glass raining over the passengers.

Saeed Chmagh's body has been thrown away from the minivan by the force of the attack. The entire block is being bombarded.

One person in the courtyards next to the street died from the bombardment and one was wounded.

A bullet can be seen being fired from the Apache helicopter while shelling the minivan.

After the heavy attack. At least one bullet was shot in the middle of the windshield. Inside the minivan the children are still alive but seriously wounded. Saeed Chmagh's body lies on the ground.

The children, Sayad and Doaha, were hit by shrapnel shells and fell unconscious due to their heavy wounds.

The van is completely demolished, the sliding door has been torn of the car.