Wednesday, September 21, 2005

Reuters AlertNet - Security incidents in Iraq, Sept 21

Reuters AlertNet - Security incidents in Iraq, Sept 21: "Sept 21 (Reuters) - Following are security incidents reported in Iraq on Wednesday, Sept. 21, as of 0800 GMT.

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

BAGHDAD - Two bodies were found in the Shula district of northwestern Baghdad. They were bound and shot dead and there were signs of torture on their bodies, police said.

MOSUL - A journalist working for Assafir newspaper was killed on Tuesday by gunmen in Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad. The chairman of a journalist's syndicate said he was killed near his house.

HILLA - A cleric was wounded when a bomb was planted in front of his house near Hilla, 100 km (60 miles) south of Baghdad, police said.

HILLA - One person was kidnapped by gunmen near Hilla. police said Jabbar Hameed Mufid was a former member of the dissolved Baath Party."

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