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Iraqi Police Stations, Polling Places Targeted

Camp Echo, Iraq
-- Iraqi police stations and polling places were targeted by anti-Iraqi forces in several attacks Jan. 29.

An Iraqi National Guard checkpoint about six kilometers north of Al Hilla was attacked by terrorists with machine gun fire about 7:50 p.m. There was no Multi-National Forces killed or wounded.

The polling station in Abu Mustafa, about 15 kilometers west-north of Al Hilla, was the target for a mortar attack about 8 p.m. A mortar grenade exploded near polling station, but no one was killed or wounded.

In another mortar attack in Al Mashru about at 8:40 p.m, two mortar grenades exploded about 500 meters from a polling station. There was no Multi-National Forces killed or wounded. No damages were reported.

Another mortar attack targeted the Iraqi police station in Al Mashru about 11:20 p.m. Two grenades exploded in the vicinity of the station, but no casualties or damages were reported.

Release #050130a

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