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Scores killed as US military repel attack

Latest update : 2008-04-28

The US army said it killed 22 fighters who attacked an Iraqi Security Force checkpoint in northeastern Baghdad on Sunday.

The U.S. military said on Monday it had killed 22 fighters who attacked an Iraqi checkpoint in northeastern Baghdad.
 
The military said in a statement the fighters had attacked the Iraqi Security Force checkpoint on Sunday.
 
It said U.S. soldiers had killed "the 22 criminals, forcing remaining enemy forces present to retreat.
 
"The criminals' small-arms fire was ineffective and there were no U.S. or ISF casualties in the attack," the military added.
 

Date created : 2008-04-28

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