Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Amazing how reputable news agencies goof up with editorial comments. Look at this:
At least 106 dead at Pakistan mosque

By SADAQAT JAN, Associated Press Writer 39 minutes ago
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Commandos cleared the warren-like Red Mosque complex of rebel fighters Wednesday, ending a fierce eight-day siege and street battles that left more than 100 dead. The government warned it would not tolerate militancy in any of Pakistan's thousands of religious schools.
Officials found no corpses of women and children, although seven or eight of the bodies had been burned beyond recognition, apparently by the militants' gasoline bombs, said Maj. Gen. Waheed Arshad, a military spokesman.
At least 106 people were killed overall since the violence began at the Red Mosque. They include 10 soldiers, one police ranger and several civilians who died in the crossfire // one word in 2002 of the initial street fighting last week.

Apparently Sadaqat Jan wrote "cross fire" which the Associated Press editor changed to "crossfire" with the comment 'one word' (not sure about 'in 2002' part; may be the reference is to Word 2002 software) and then everything including the comment was published on the Internet. Yours truly found it at Yahoo.

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