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WAR: Six US soldiers wounded by Car Bomb in Mosul

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posted on Sep, 29 2004 @ 05:29 AM
As a US convoy was passing by in the city of Mosul a car bomb exploded injuring six US Soldiers. American troops sealed off the area after the "vehicle was wrecked." This all happened after the release of the two Italian women. The women stated that they were treated well. They were not tortured. They were given clean food and they slept well.

Also the military states that a rocket launcher that was mounted on the back of a vehicle in Baghdad was destroyed as US warplanes struck it. Destroying both the rocket launcher and the vehicle which caused a secondary explosion. Maithem Mahmoud of the al-Sadr General Hospital said one man was killed and a woman injured in the U.S. strike.
BAGHDAD, Iraq - A car bombing in the northern city of Mosul wounded six American soldiers, the military said Wednesday, while one of two Italian women released from captivity the day before said their captors had promised they would not be killed.
Simona Torretta and Simona Pari were released with five other hostages Tuesday, encouraging relatives of foreigners still being held. Hours after gaining freedom, the two were back in Italy with their families.

There was no letup in violence inside Iraq (news - web sites). U.S. and Iraqi forces clashed with insurgents on a main Baghdad thoroughfare on Wednesday, the Interior Ministry said. At least one explosion could be heard across the Iraqi capital, but there was no immediate word on casualties.

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As a result five other insurgents were captured. Tips to the Iraqi police backed by the US forces a Kadhim al-Dafan was caught hiding out in his home trying to disguise himself with his wife's undergarments.

[edit on 1-10-2004 by Nerdling]


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