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Blackwater-Xe Accused of More War Crimes

SAN DIEGO (CN) - Xe/Blackwater has been accused of war crimes, wrongful death and destroying evidence again, this time by survivors of three men who worked as security guards for the Iraqi Media Network in Baghdad. Blackwater mercenaries killed the men on Feb. 7, 2007, for "no reason," and though 20 fellow mercenaries saw it, Blackwater "did nothing to report the shootings" and continues to conspire with the killers "to evade any accountability whatsoever," according to the federal complaint.

"Xe-Blackwater's bad acts include, among other things, refusing to identify the shooters to Iraq authorities and destroying documents and other evidence relating to this and other Xe-Blackwater shootings," according to the complaint.

The Estates of Sabah Salman Hassoon, Azhar Abdullah Ali and Nibrass Mohammed Dawood are represented by Joseph Oliva of San Diego and Burke O'Neil of Washington, D.C.

Hassoon, 38, was a married father of three. Ali, 33, was a married father of three. Dawood was 25. Their estates also sue Blackwater founder Erik Prince.

Blackwater has changed its name to Xe.

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