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05 December 2004 - Iraq Special Weapons News

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  • Two Task Force Olympia Soldiers Killed, Four Wounded During Attack on Patrol
  • DoD Identifies Army Casualty

  • IRAQ / WRAP VOA 05 Dec 2004 -- The mounting insurgency in Iraq has claimed the lives of more than 30 Iraqi civilians and security forces during the past two days. The increasing level of violence in the country has prompted a renewed call from some political parties in the country to postpone elections scheduled for the end of January.
  • Insurgents Kill 17 Iraqis In Bus Attack RFE/RL 05 Dec 2004 -- U.S. military officials in Iraq say insurgents have killed at least 17 Iraqis in an attack on several buses today in the northern city of Tikrit.
  • Iraq: New Violence Raises Concern About Elections RFE/RL 05 Dec 2004 -- Insurgent attacks today in northern Iraq have killed more than 20 Iraqis. At least 17 Iraqi civilians were killed by one attack in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit. Another attack -- a suicide car bombing to the north of Tikrit -- killed an Iraqi National Guard commander and three of his security guards. The attacks mark the latest violence within Sunni-Muslim areas of Iraq over the past three days that has killed more than 70 people.
  • Iraqi Security Forces, Multi-National Forces Detain 64 Outside of Tal Afar MNF-I/MNC-I 05 Dec 2004 -- Iraqi Security forces and Multi-National Forces from 1st Brigade, 25th Infantry Division (Stryker Brigade Combat Team) detained 64 people suspected of anti-Iraqi activities and collected a large amount of weapons and munitions during operations Dec. 4 in northern Iraq.
  • 17 Iraqi civilians killed, 13 wounded near Tikrit MNF-I/MNC-I 05 Dec 2004 -- Seventeen Iraqi civilians were killed and 13 others were wounded when anti-Iraqi forces attacked them as they were going to work near Tikrit on Dec. 5 at about 8:30 a.m.

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US Policy

  • BUSH/IRAQ VOA 05 Dec 2004 -- Iraq's interim president says an election delay would be a mistake, and would only make the security situation in his country worse. Ghazi al-Yawar made the comments on the eve of talks with President Bush.

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