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Shots halt hurricane evacuation
« on: September 01, 2005, 06:32:24 AM »
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4205074.stm

The evacuation of stranded hurricane victims from New Orleans' Superdome stadium has been suspended after shots were fired at a rescue helicopter.
A spokesman for the Louisiana ambulance service told the BBC the crowd had grown unruly and he was concerned for the safety of his staff.

He said a national guard had been shot, but he had not been seriously injured.

There are widespread reports of looting in flood-stricken New Orleans. The mayor has ordered a full evacuation.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/4205074.stm
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Shooting at people is a very idiotic thing to do even more so when they are trying to help you.