posted on Jan, 4 2005 @ 04:12 AM
CNN.com has reported that the governor of Baghdad, Ali Al-Haidri has been assassinated. Not many details are available at the moment, as it had only
happen minutes ago. All that is known was that his bodyguards and the assassins were involved in a gunbattle.
One of the governor's bodyguards was killed and two wounded in the road ambush, officials said.
Witnesses said there was an intense gunbattle between the assassins and the governor's bodyguards.
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As long as the US keeps to their January deadline, the more this insurgency will worsen. They remain confident, but what about the leaders and future
leaders. They really have to secure this place before even thinking of having a new government in place that can't even defend itself.
The rest of the article explains about several attacks over the night, including a truck bomb that detonated in the green zone.