Over two hours from the press conference and the only news agencies with articles on the web are:
The Conservative Voice
Magic City Morning Star
What about the MSM? ***crickets***
posted on 06/21/2006 5:54:52 PM PDT
by So Cal Rocket
(Proud Member: Internet Pajama Wearers for Truth)
To: So Cal Rocket
MSNBC staff and news service reports
Updated: 5:56 p.m. ET May 17, 2004
(excerpt): "BAGHDAD, Iraq - A roadside bomb thought to contain deadly sarin nerve agent exploded near a U.S. military convoy, the U.S. military said Monday. It was believed to be the first confirmed discovery of any of the banned weapons that the United States cited in making its case for the Iraq war.
Two members of a military bomb squad were treated for minor exposure, but no serious injuries were reported.
The chemicals were inside an artillery shell dating to the Saddam Hussein era that had been rigged as a bomb in Baghdad, said Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt, the chief military spokesman in Iraq.
Early indications suggest that two chemical components in the shell, which are designed to combine and create sarin during flight, did not mix properly or completely upon detonation, a U.S. official said, speaking on condition of anonymity. Kimmitt, however, said a small amount of the nerve agent was released.
Two former weapons inspectors Hans Blix and David Kay said the shell was likely a stray weapon that had been scavenged by militants and did not signify that Iraq had large stockpiles of such weapons."
posted on 06/21/2006 6:15:37 PM PDT
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