Sunday, April 17, 2005
Marla Ruzicka, R.I.P.
By ROBERT F. WORTH
Published: April 18, 2005
BAGHDAD, Iraq, April 17 - For more than two years, Marla Ruzicka worked to get help for innocent civilians caught in cross-fires here. A 28-year-old Californian with blond hair and an electric smile, she ran a one-woman aid group.
On Saturday afternoon, Ms. Ruzicka became a casualty herself. A suicide bomber attacked a convoy of security contractors that was passing near her car on the airport road in Baghdad, killing her and her Iraqi driver, United States Embassy officials in Baghdad said.
Full story (in GuvWurld News Archive, links to original in NYTimes).