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Old 03-15-2012, 10:07 AM   #27
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Default Re: iPhone in the Mideast

Originally Posted by NikeeGoddess View Post
there's a US raid on a terrorists' hideout and some get killed.

new questions:
what happens to the bodies?
if and how are their families informed?

i want to put two widows together (who normally would have no contact with each other) whose husbands were both killed in the raid.
Generally, the bodies are taken to a US facility and processed over to the Red Cross. They acts as liaison to get the bodies back to the families. I don't know how long that takes but Muslim law has pretty strict burial requirements. We try to treat their war dead as respectfully as we do our own.
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