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Old Sep 1st, 2005, 03:34 PM        Snipers attacking a medical convoy in New Orleans
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NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (CNN) -- New Orleans' Charity Hospital halted efforts to evacuate its patients after it came under sniper fire, according to Dr. Tyler Curiel, who witnessed the incidents.

The attack came as New Orleans Mayor Ray Nagin issued "a desperate SOS" for the thousands of people stranded in an around the city's convention center with no food or water and fading hope.

Curiel and his National Guard escorts, were returning to the hospital after dropping off patients at nearby Tulane Medical Center, when someone started shooting at their convoy of Humvees.

"We were coming in from a parking deck at Tulane Medical Center, and a guy in a white shirt started firing at us," Curiel said. "The National Guard (troops), wearing flak jackets, tried to get a bead on this guy."
http://edition.cnn.com/2005/WEATHER/...act/index.html

They need a total lockdown of martial law. Seriously. No taking any kind of bullshit from anyone. What the hell is wrong with these nutjobs?
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Old Sep 1st, 2005, 04:18 PM       
It is hard to imagine why anyone would shoot at rescue helicopters and convoys. I had thought the city was already under martial law.
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