The U.S. military is investigating Iraqi police allegations that American soldiers shot dead a family of 11 last week. Police accused U.S. troops of killing the family, including five children, in the town of Ishaqi on March 15.
Later in the day, the U.S. Air Force said that an unmanned U.S military reconnaissance plane crashed at the Balad air base just north of Baghdad.
Also today, a U.S. Army dog-handler was found guilty of abusing detainees at Baghdad's Abu Ghurayb prison.
(compiled from agency reports)