Friday, June 20, 2003

From behind a fence one man in his late 20s, with a Pakistani accent, shouted out: "Are you journalists? Can we talk to you?"

White responded: "We're from BBC television, we are from BBC TV." Then immediately US officials tried to order the reporters out.

The detainee said: "We've been waiting to see you."

A melee broke out as the reporters stood by only three metres away. One US officer said: "Either you keep moving or the tour ends." The Guardian

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