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Zarqawi group purportedly claims Taji attacks

A statement attributed to a group led by Al-Qaeda linked operative Abu Mussab al-Zarqawi claimed responsibility for “suicide” attacks in Taji, north of Baghdad, in which six Iraqis were reportedly killed. “Two of your brethren from the ‘Martyrdom-Seeking Brigade’ affiliated to the Tawhid wa al-Jihad (Unification and Holy War) Group struck at the strongholds of the Americans and their apostate allies,” said a statement signed by the military wing of the Tawhid wa al-Jihad Group and received by e-mail. “One of the heroes from this country, God rest his soul, targeted a camp for US forces in Taji, north of Baghdad, inflicting huge losses on them,” said the statement, whose authenticity could not be confirmed. “The second hero headed to a stronghold of the army and police loyal to the Americans, who have sold their religion, honour and land for cheap — a few dirhams,” it said. Full Story

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