The March 19 Shooting Truth Investigation Special Committee announced yesterday that it will list 10 major questions on the March 19 assassination attempt on President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) and Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) and post them on its Web site.
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* Was there a second shot?
* Why did Chen's wound look like a knife wound?
* Why didn't the blood stain on Chen's clothes look like it was from a gunshot?
* Was the tissue sample taken from Chen's wound contaminated somehow?
* Why doesn't the damage to Chen's jacket look like it was caused by a bullet?
* Where did the bullets came from and where were they made?
* Why were there two bullet holes in both Chen's shirt and his pants, when the only wound was to the presi-dent's stomach?
* Was there any trace of explosives on the bullet shell found at the crime scene?
* Why did the bullet hole in Chen's underwear differ from the angle from which he was shot?
* Why did the fabric traces on the bullet not match the clothes worn by Chen on March 19?
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