Thursday, January 05, 2006

Security...in Iraq?

Bush Says U.S. Forces Will Be Reduced in Iraq, Afghanistan

Bush- "U.S. commanders have recommended the troop reductions because of the improving security situation."

The commanders didn't recommend this, Bush's P.R. team did. Security is improving huh? Security incidents in Iraq, Jan. 5

KIRKUK - A major gas pipeline in Bajwan, 15 km (9 miles) west of Kirkuk, was seriously damaged in a mortar attack on Wednesday night, police said. On Thursday morning the same pipeline was attacked by explosives, causing a huge fire, they said.

BAQUBA - Gunmen ambushed a convoy carrying Lieutenant- Colonel Adel Abdul Karem, head of criminal intelligence in Diyala province, 65 km (40 miles) east of Baghdad, seriously wounding him and killing three of his bodyguards. Police said he had been on his way to his office in Baquba.

KERBALA - At least 50 people were killed and 69 wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up near the shrine of Imam Hussein in the Shi'ite holy city of Kerbala 110 km (68 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD - Three car bombs, two of them suicide attacks, exploded in central Baghdad on Thursday, killing two people and wounding six, according to police and Interior Ministry sources.

NAJAF - A roadside bomb killed two U.S. soldiers and two civilians and wounded seven near Najaf 160km (100 miles)south of Baghdad, police said.

RAMADI - A suicide bomb attack in the city of Ramadi killed more than 70 and wounded 65, said Mahmoud al-Dulaimi, a doctor at Ramadi's main hospital.

BAGHDAD - Five U.S. soldiers were killed when a roadside bomb struck their vehicle while on patrol in Baghdad, the U.S. military said.

3 Comments:

Blogger Eli said...

I knew it was withdrawal time when they pulled the plug on the reconstruction funding.

Thu Jan 05, 05:39:00 PM CST  
Blogger One Veteran said...

2006 elections

that's all I got to say

Fri Jan 06, 09:10:00 AM CST  
Blogger teh l4m3 said...

eli: exactly. If you want to know what Republicans are up to, you do one of two things: examine what they claim Democrats are up to, or you follow the money.

Sat Jan 07, 12:43:00 AM CST  

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