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January 25, 2006 - MidEastWire.com Daily Iraq Monitor

January 25, 2006

Al Sharqiyah:

The Iraqi police today said that the commando forces affiliated with the Interior Ministry killed by mistake Shaykh Karim Jasim, Imam of Al-Bukhari Mosque in Samarra, north of Baghdad. A source noted that the accident took place this morning when the commandos opened fire in a bid to disperse a car queue that was trying to pass through a checkpoint at the southern entrance of the city.

Al-Iskandariyah city police found a blindfolded and handcuffed dead body in the city, south of Baghdad. In Al-Musayyib, near Al-Iskandariyah, the police said they found another blindfolded and handcuffed dead body, which was thrown into the Euphrates River near the city. The body exhibited signs of a gunshot wound to the head.

Al Jazeera:

Two buildings that the US forces use as bases for them in the Iraqi Al-Ramadi city came under attacks by mortars and heavy weapons. These attacks were followed by clashes between gunmen and US forces in which US warplanes and helicopters participated. A cameraman working for Baghdad Television was killed while filming the clashes. - MIDEASTWIRE.COM, Middle East



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