Today in Iraq – 24 September 2011

Reuters reports (via

MOSUL – Armed men threw three hand grenades at a central bank office, wounding two policemen in central Mosul, 390 km (240 miles) north of Baghdad, police said.

BAGHDAD – Iraqi security forces arrested a senior leader of the Shi’ite militia Asaib al-Haq, or Leagues of Righteousness, in Baghdad’s eastern district of Sadr City, police said.

BAGHDAD – Gunmen using silenced weapons killed a Foreign Ministry employee in Baghdad’s western district of Jamiaa, an Interior Ministry source said.

FALLUJA – Gunmen attacked four houses belonging to former members of a government-backed Sunni militia, killing a man and wounding three other people, on the southwestern outskirts of Falluja, 50 km (32 miles) west of Baghdad, police said.

Quote of the day:

After a rocket was launched from outside one side of the base, flew completely over, and wacked some sheep on the far side, “I like these insurgents, can we keep them?”

It has been 3,115 days since the Invasion of Iraq.


  1. lordshipmayhem says

    Re: Quote of the day: Have the Pythons’ killer sheep, and their Special Operations Bedlington Terrier, been notified?

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