CID Report (Death): 0043-2006-CID579-79210-5H1D; Rasoul Jabal Daraj & Two (2) Iraqi Males, Theater Internment Facility (TIF), Camp Bucca, Umm Qasr, Iraq, March 7, 2006 ("Homicide")

This is a CID investigation into the killing of three (3) detainees at the Theater Internment Facility (TIF), Camp Bucca, Umm Qasr, Iraq. The dead detainees, Rasoul Jabal Daraj, and two (2) other unnamed Iraqi male detainees (referred to as Mr. Daraj's brothers), were reported to have been attacked by four (4) other detainees with sticks & other weapons in the yard of the camp. The two unnamed men were killed at the scene; Mr. Daraj died of his injuries on March 26, 2006. Shortly after arriving at the compound, and before being attacked, Mr. Daraj told the US personnel at the TIF that he and his brothers were not safe there. He expressed fear that their lives were in danger at the hands of the other detainees. It is reported that Mr. Daraj and his brothers were called "traitors" by other detainees, and that they were thought to be cooperating with the American forces, thus making them marked men. The attack was carried out near Building 5, Compound 3B at 8:30 am, March 7, 2006. The four (4) detainees who attacked Mr. Daraj and his brothers were found, arrested and charged in the attack. Cause of Death: Complications of Blunt Force Head Injuries; Manner of Death: Homicide.

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