Many dead in US Iraq air strike
At least eight people have been killed in a US air strike on the restive Iraqi city of Falluja.
The US military confirmed that it dropped six bombs in what it described as a “co-ordinated air strike against a mujahideen safe house”. It was the fifth US air raid on the area since 19 June. The US says it has been targeting houses used by militants linked to al-Qaeda leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi, who has been blamed for several attacks. The latest US statement did not explicitly mention Mr Zarqawi. Full Story