Contractor shot dead on US base in Iraq

September 13, 2009 9:13:57 AM PDT
The U.S. military says a civilian contractor has been shot and killed on an American base in Iraq. In a statement, the military said the contractor was shot at Camp Speicher near the Iraqi city of Tikrit at about 8:30 a.m. Sunday.

The military said the name of the contractor is being withheld pending notification of next of kin.

The incident is under investigation, and the military did not immediately respond to an e-mail request for more details.

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