Monday, May 21, 2007

US troops kill Iraq raid 'leader'


US forces in Iraq have killed the alleged mastermind of a guerrilla attack in which five US troops died, military officials have said.

Azhar al-Dulaimi was killed on Friday during clashes with US troops as they tried to capture him in northern Baghdad, said Maj Gen William Caldwell.

He was believed to be behind a raid in which guerrillas posing as US troops attacked a military base in Karbala.

One US soldier was killed and four others abducted and later gunned down......

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