Wednesday, September 07, 2005

Reuters AlertNet - Security incidents in Iraq, Sept 7

Reuters AlertNet - Security incidents in Iraq, Sept 7: "Sept 7 (Reuters) - Following are security incidents reported in Iraq on Wednesday, Sept. 7, as of 0730 GMT.

U.S. and Iraqi forces are battling a Sunni Arab insurgency against the Shi'ite and Kurdish-led government in Baghdad.

BASRA - A sports utility vehicle was damaged by a roadside bomb on Wednesday morning and at least two apparently dead westerners were pulled from the wreckage, television pictures showed. The British military and the British consulate said no British military or diplomatic personnel were involved.

A spokesman for the U.S. embassy could not confirm whether U.S. vehicles were involved but said they were seeking information on the incident.

BAGHDAD - Iraqi police said six people were injured, including a U.S national, after a parked car blew up next to a sports utility vehicle, often used by contractors and officials in southern Baghdad. (Reporting by Mussab Al-Khairalla and Huda Majeed Saleh in Baghdad) "

Nation building is *hard* work.


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