Iraq to Sue Blackwater in Iraq

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki says his government is going to sue US security firm Blackwater in Iraq itself.
On Sunday, the Iraqi government had said it would help the victims of a 2007 Baghdad shooting bring legal action in the United States. Last week, a US judge threw out charges against five Blackwater guards accused of killing 14 Iraqi civilians in Baghdad in 2007, saying the evidence had been obtained illegally. It was one of the bloodiest shootings involving a private security firm. The case provoked a storm of protests.

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