Wednesday, August 24, 2005

Iraq - street battles in Baghdad

Two police and three civilians were killed in gun battles in western Baghdad today. Insurgents attacked several checkpoints and a car bomb was also detonated CNN reported. At least 30 people were said to be injured. On Tuesday a suicide bomb killed 7 near Baquba, including 2 Americans. Iraq is at a crucial turning point as the final deadline to resolve constitutional issues nears ever closer.
[15:11 GMT 24/08/2005]

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