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9 Dec 2009

Author:
James Pinkerton, Houston Chronicle [USA]

KBR worker reportedly raped at base in Iraq

An American woman working for Houston-based KBR at a U.S. military base in Iraq was reportedly raped and beaten… U.S. military officials in Iraq confirmed the Nov. 30 attack …The report of the incident at the base north of Baghdad is the latest in a series of complaints of sexual harassment and assault by women working for the international construction and services contractor…“Army CID is the lead investigating agency for this alleged incident and as such KBR cannot comment. Any further query should be directed to Army CID. KBR is cooperating with the investigation,” said Heather Browne, KBR's director of corporate communications.

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