Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/19/2012

Gates of Vienna News Feed 6/19/2012Three Afghan assassins dressed in police uniforms turned their guns on American soldiers in southern Afghanistan, killing one of them and injuring several others. The attackers escaped, and police are searching for them. It isn’t clear yet whether the murderers really were policemen, or were simply wearing police uniforms.

In other news, former president Hosni Mubarak was said to be “clinically dead” today when his vital signs ceased after he was rushed to the hospital. Later reports said that Mr. Mubarak had never been declared clinically dead, but was in fact in critical condition.

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