Khalidiya Captured; 17 Killed in Iraq


Khalidiya Captured; 17 Killed in Iraq

Shi’ite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr announced
his disapproval of the latest group of cabinet members. Three of them are not
independent technocrats as was promised.

At least 17 people were killed and 13 more wounded:

Khalidiya has been declared captured.

In Baghdad, a blast killed
one person and wounded six
near a restaurant in Doura. A bomb near
shops in Amin killed
two people and wounded seven more

A strike left 10
militants dead
in Hit.

Near Qayara, a strike left four
militants dead
, including a security official.

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