Two American troops killed as US launches another attack on Fallujah
A roadside bomb in the northern city of Samarra has detonated, killing two US troops and wounding another, the U.S. military said Friday.
Meanwhile, American forces launched a "precision strike" Friday on elements linked to Jordanian activist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi in the western city of Fallujah, the U.S. military said.
The military said in a statement sent to The Associated Press that the attack was conducted "in coordination with the Iraqi government."
It reported no casualties, but Dr. Kamal Al-Ani said from a Fallujah hospital that five civilians, including three children, were wounded Friday morning after an American warplane fired a missile that landed in the garden of a house in the Jubail neighborhood, south of Fallujah.
"We were sleeping in the morning when a U.S. missile hit our house," Saddam Jassim said as he and his brother were clearing debris caused by the missile attack.
"We have nothing to do with resistance or al-Zarqawi. These are pretext used by U.S. military to terrorize the people in Fallujah...," he added. (albawaba.com)
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