Iraqi suspects suffocate in heat after police leave them in metal container

[JURIST] Nine construction workers have died after Iraqi police left them in a metal container for 14 hours in blistering summer heat. Iraqi police detained 12 men suspected of insurgent activity after a firefight with US troops. One of the survivors claimed he was also tortured with electric shocks. Iraq has admitted to abuses [JURIST report] by its security forces, which have become a matter of concern to the US military [JURIST report]. BBC News has more.



 

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