Insurgent propaganda

Video purports to show downing of U.S. helicopter.

By David Puner
Published February 5, 2007 8:36PM (EST)

The following grainy propaganda footage [Warning: The video is graphic] aired on Al-Jazeera Sunday, and purports to capture an insurgent group in Iraq shooting down a U.S. helicopter in central Iraq on Friday. Al-Jazeera reported that the video is being shown on an insurgent Web site, though the authenticity of the video has not yet been verified. Since Jan. 20, four U.S. helicopters have been shot down in Iraq. To read more about the fallen helicopters, click here.

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