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Mosul on Lockdown (moved from ATSNN)

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posted on Dec, 22 2004 @ 12:17 PM
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Ansar al Sunna
Large portions of the northern city of Mosul in on lockdown following an attack that killed 18 americans and four others.
 



story.news.yahoo.com
U.S. forces sealed off entire districts of the Iraqi city of Mosul on Wednesday, blocking bridges and raiding homes in a hunt for suspects[...]
Mosul's governor issued an overnight order on television banning use of the five bridges over the River Tigris and said anyone breaking the order would be shot. Residents said Iraq's third city was a virtual ghost town, with no one in the streets[...]
"Investigators at the base have found remnants of a torso and a suicide vest that was probably a backpack," ABC said, lending weight to a claim by Iraq's Ansar al-Sunna guerrillas.





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An interesting development. This ties in with having the fallujans under guard after the military operations there.

I think this Ansar group is a kurdish terror group, which is intersting because I was reading the other day that they've been pushed to the side by the sunni terror groups.

Apparently a 9 pm to 5am curfew has been in effect for a while and will be extended

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