Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD)
25 September 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News
- THREE MARINES KILLED IN TWO SEPARATE INCIDENTS
- MARINE KILLED DURING OPERATIONS IN AL ANBAR
- SOLDIER DIES IN IED EXPLOSION
- DoD Identifies Marine Casualties
- MNF responds to anti-Iraqi forces attacks MNF-I/MNC-I 25 Sep 2004 -- Anti-Iraqi Forces from within the city of Fallujah fired upon Multi-National Forces-Iraq operating near the city limits at about 3:30 a.m. Sept. 25.
- Security team finds IED along major oil pipeline MNF-I/MNC-I 25 Sep 2004 -- A private security company responsible for pipeline security discovered an improvised explosive device along a major oil pipeline west of Balad Sept. 24.
- MNF precision strike destroys Zarqawi meeting place MNF-I/MNC-I 25 Sep 2004 -- At 10:04 PM local Baghdad time, Multi-National Force - Iraq conducted a successful precision strike against the Abu Musab al Zarqawi terrorist network destroying a primary meeting place.
- IRAQ / WRAP VOA 25 Sep 2004 -- U.S. military forces have been carrying out targeted attacks in Fallujah, west of Baghdad, as part of a continuing effort to wipe out a terrorist group believed responsible for numerous car bombings and kidnappings. At least seven people were killed, and more than a dozen others wounded. In the meantime, a wave of kidnappings in Iraq continues.
- U.S. Forces Strike Insurgent Stronghold In Iraq RFE/RL 25 Sep 2004 -- U.S. aircraft and tanks launched a new strike on the restive city of Al-Falluja today. The U.S. military said the attack targeted supporters of a Jordanian militant who has led a campaign of suicide bombings and kidnappings in Iraq. But doctors in Al-Falluja said at least seven civilians were killed and 13 wounded, including women and children.
- Fighting Kills 21 In Baghdad, Al-Fallujah RFE/RL 25 Sep 2004 -- At least 21 people, including four U.S. soldiers, were killed today in fighting between U.S. forces and Islamic militants in Al-Fallujah, Anbar Province, and in the center of the capital Baghdad.
- Bush Pledges Ongoing U.S. Support for Security, Elections in Iraq Washington File 25 Sep 2004 -- President Bush, in his weekly radio address to the nation September 25, said that the United States and Iraq are making steady progress in implementing a five-step plan toward a stable and self-governing Iraq.
- BUSH/IRAQ VOA 25 Sep 2004 -- President Bush says plans for Iraqi elections in January are on track, despite continuing violence. Democrats say the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq has weakened the overall fight against terrorism. With less than 40 days before the U.S. presidential election, Iraq has become the campaign's central issue.
- US/IRAQ/PRISONER ABUSE VOA 25 Sep 2004 -- Three more U.S. military personnel are facing charges in connection with alleged abuse of Iraqi detainees. This latest investigation involves three Navy Seals.
- Task Force Danger Soldier sentenced for murder of ING soldier MNF-I/MNC-I 25 Sep 2004 -- A Task Force Danger Soldier was sentenced to 30 years confinement for the murder of an Iraqi National Guard soldier in May at a Multi-national forces base near Ad Dawr. Specialist Federico Merida pled guilty to murder and making false official statements during court martial proceedings at Forward Operation Base Danger, Tikrit, Iraq.
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