Funeral Held for Italian Intelligence Agent Killed in Iraq Italy holds a funeral for the intelligence officer killed in Iraq last week when U.S. forces fired on the car transporting a freed hostage, journalist Giuliana Sgrena. Sgrena has suggested Americans may have deliberately targeted her; the U.S. has rejected that claim.
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Funeral Held for Italian Intelligence Agent Killed in Iraq

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Funeral Held for Italian Intelligence Agent Killed in Iraq

Funeral Held for Italian Intelligence Agent Killed in Iraq

Funeral Held for Italian Intelligence Agent Killed in Iraq

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Italy holds a funeral for the intelligence officer killed in Iraq last week when U.S. forces fired on the car transporting a freed hostage, journalist Giuliana Sgrena. Sgrena has suggested Americans may have deliberately targeted her; the U.S. has rejected that claim.

The coffin of slain Italian intelligence officer Nicola Calipari is carried by members of Italy's armed forces during a state funeral, March 7. Reuters hide caption

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