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Justice sought for Iraq deaths
Families want US military to answer for civilian deaths following Baghdad air raid caught on tape.
Last Modified: 07 Apr 2010 01:45 GMT

The US military says it has no reason to doubt the authenticity of a video leaked through the whistleblower website WikiLeaks showing a US military attack on a group of civilians in Iraq.

In the 2007 attack, a US military helicopter fired on a group of Iraqis, killing 12 civilians, according to the website, including two employees of the Reuters news agency.

The footage from a helicopter cockpit also shows a man stopping to help the injured, but he too is shot dead.

In an Al Jazeera exclusive, Omar al-Saleh speaks to the man's children, who were injured but survived the attack.

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