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News, March 2011
4 US Soldiers Killed in Baghdad Attack
March 10, 2011
Four US Soldiers Killed
HEYET Net, Thursday, 10 March 2011 15:11
Iraqi Resistance mujahids detonated an IED targeting a patrol of the
American occupation forces in al Sha'la area of northwestern Baghdad.
According to the sources, the bomb went off during the passing of
occupation patrol where strict security measures imposed around the
scene following the blast. No details on material and human casualties
were released due to security measures.
Tabiin Army Shells US Occupation Base
An element of Jihad and Change Front, Tabiin (Followers) Army claimed
responsibility for shelling American occupation headquarters located in
al Bakr air base with 82 mm mortars. According to the statement the
target was successfully hit.
Mortars Target Joint Base in Baghdad
Mujaheeds from Iraqi Resistance Factions bombed joint base of
American occupation forces and government forces last night in eastern
Baghdad. According to the government security sources mortars have felt
down various parts of the base formerly used as general police
directorate. No more details were released on the casualties. However
sources claimed that mortars yesterday hit al Baladiyat area wounding
U.S. army attacked by roadside bomb in Baghdad
3/9/2011 4:49 PM
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq:
A roadside bomb went off on Wednesday targeting a U.S. convoy in central Baghdad, a security source said.
“The bomb exploded near the U.S. convoy in Bab al-Muaatham region near al-Midan square, central Baghdad,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
“There is no word on casualties yet, but two vehicles were destroyed in the attack,” he added.
2 civilians killed in eastern Falluja
3/10/2011 1:39 PM
"Unknown gunmen opened fire on a civilian in al-Shuwersat region, central al-Karma district, eastern Falluja, killing him instantly," the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
"Another civilian, working as a blacksmith, was killed by a sticky bomb in the industrial region, central al-Karma, eastern Falluja," he added.
Falluja is 60 km west of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar, which lies 110
km west of Baghdad.
Bomb explodes near pipeline carrying oil to Syria
3/10/2011 1:37 PM
An explosive charge exploded on Thursday near a pipeline carrying oil to Syria in west of Mosul, according to a security source.
"An improvised explosive device went off on Thursday morning (March 10) near a pipeline carrying oil in Ain Zala region in Zamar district, northwest of Mosul," the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency, noting that the explosion damaged a nearby pipeline carrying water.
"Pumping oil to Syrian did not stop, but pumping water to a village
dtopped due to the explosion."
3/10/2011 11:49 AM
Thirteen people, including six policemen, were wounded on Thursday by
four blasts in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, a security source said.
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