In updates today on the war in
First of all, CNN leads with the killing of the
Note also that CNN’s “troops kill” in its sub-headline is more negative sounding than Fox’s “troops thwart.” The former stresses death while the later stresses a successful operation that saved
Fox provides more details of the
Coalition troops in a central Iraqi city have killed six suspected insurgents and detained five other people, the
According to the military statement, coalition forces in Taji saw the suspected insurgents Saturday night in an area where small-arms and rocket-propelled grenade attacks previously had taken place.
The suspected insurgents fired at military helicopters, causing the pilots to return fire, the statement said.
The militants fired on Apache attack helicopters that were conducting reconnaissance. The helicopters fired back, and the insurgents retreated. When they tried to regroup, an Air Force F-15E jet dropped a 500-pound bomb on them, the military said. Six insurgents were killed and five were wounded and captured, the statement said.
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