125 persons killed in Sameraa, 2 killed in against Falluja
Iraq, Military, 10/4/2004
The American jets launched yesterday morning a new raid against Falluja city to the west of Baghdad, which is the third in less than 24 hours.
Medical sources said the raid came in the series of raids launched very often by the American forces during night time, that resulted in killing two and injuring 10.
The American army confirmed the raid which it said destroyed one house it alleged that 10 to 15 gunmen -- suspected to be member in al-Tawhid Wal Hijra group led by Abu Musab al-Zarqawi are members -- were inside it. The American army also said it is presumed that a large number of gunmen were killed in the raid.
On Saturday evening the American army bombarded another building in Falluja suburbs under the pretext it shelters fighters alleged they were making military exercises.
Concerning the situation in Sameraa to the north of Baghdad, the Iraqi minister of the Interior Falah al-Nqib stressed the completion of control on the city and described the operation launched by the American army and member of the Iraqi forces as successful.
One American military source said that 125 gunmen were killed in this vast operation and that more than 80 others were detained.
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