Timeline of Events


All times are presented in Zulu time (UTC), which is used by the military and can be seen on the top left corner of the video. Baghdad local time at the time of the incident was UTC+4. Military documents state that events start at 09:50, which is approximately 28 minutes before the video starts.

06:50:001/8 CAV moves in to assist 2/6 after a report of Small Arms Fire (SAF) in the area. They fail to positively identify (PID) the attacker.
06:18:40Crazyhorse [lead helicopter] notices a group of people on an open plaza.
06:20:05Crazyhorse: “Have five to six individuals with AK47s. Request permission to engage.”
06:21:09First shots fired at the group.
06:21:41Helicopters cease fire.
06:22:02Helicopters notice that Saeed is injured and is crawling.
06:24:54Crazyhorse: “Come on, buddy. All you gotta do is pick up a weapon.”
06:25:26Helicopters notice a mini-van arriving, attempting to help Saeed.
06:25:58Crazyhorse: “Roger. Break. Uh Crazyhorse One-Eight request permission to uh engage.”
06:26:29Bushmaster gives permission to engage. Proceed to open fire on the mini-van.
06:27:27Helicopters cease fire.
06:31:53Bradley armored vehicle arrives on the scene, followed by ground personnel.
06:33:12They discover two wounded children in the van.
06:35:14Ground unit reports: “I’ve got uh eleven Iraqi KIAs [Killed In Action]. One small child wounded. Over.” – “Roger. Ah damn. Oh well.”
06:36:05“Well it’s their fault for bringing their kids into a battle.”
06:36:45Humvee drives over Namir’s body.
06:43:06Bradley armored vehicle drives over a second body.
06:49:09Video cuts.
07:20:42Helicopter reports that 6 individuals have entered a building. It appears to be either under construction or an abandoned construction site.
07:21:40“This is Bushmaster Six Romeo. Crazyhorse One Eight is going to be engaging north to south with Hellfire missiles over.”
07:23:39Hellfire missile is fired. “Target hit.”
07:25:27“There it goes! Look at that bitch go!”
07:26:42“Roger, building destroyed. Engaged with three hellfire missiles.”
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