Wednesday, December 29, 2004

Another Day in Paradise: Part 1,324

12/29/04 Aljazeera: Dozens killed, wounded in Mosul fighting
US troops backed by warplanes have clashed with anti-US fighters in the Iraqi city of Mosul, after being attacked by bombs and rocket-propelled grenades.

12/29/04 KUNA: ?Iraqi police find dead body of Al-Anbar''s deputy governor
Iraqi security forces found Wednesday the dead body of Al-Anbar's Deputy Governor Moayad Marwan who was kidnapped Tuesday and killed hours later in Al-Ramadi town, Iraqi police said.??

12/29/04 FEZA: Turkish Truck Driver Killed in Northern Baghdad
Police sources report that a Turkish truck driver was killed by armed people south of Samarra. US army sources said that two people working for the US army, one a female engineer, were killed and their corpses were found near Tikrit.

12/29/04 Reuters: Two Lebanese kidnapped in Iraq
ARMED men burst into a house in the upscale Baghdad neighbourhood of Mansour overnight and seized two Lebanese businessmen, police said.

12/29/04 Reuters: US army kills 25 insurgents in Mosul
American troops battled insurgents in the Iraqi city of Mosul, killing around 25 guerrillas in clashes after being attacked by suicide bombs and RPG'S. 15 U.S. troops were wounded in the clashes, none of whom had returned to active duty.

12/29/04 Aljazeera: Clashes in Mosul after massive bomb attack
Witnesses said a fuel truck exploded next to a building in southern Mosul that US troops have occupied since last month. After the blast, heavy machinegun fire could be heard in the area and warplanes flew overhead. There was no word on casualties.

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