01 September 2005

Hurricane Victim Details Story on Blog

He seems to be located at some kind of military post, not in the storm's direct path but in its wake. But apparently he knows what's going on in the streets, like this:

The police are looting. This has been confirmed by several independent sources. Some of the looting might be "legitimate" in as much as that word has any meaning in this context. They have broken into ATMs and safes: confirmed. We have eyewitnesses to this. They have taken dozens of SUVs from dealerships ostensibly for official use. They have also looted gun stores and pawn shops for all the small arms, supposedly to prevent "criminals" from doing so.

More here.

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