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Iraqi, U.S. Forces Storm Baghdad Mosque

Iraqi forces, backed by U.S. soldiers, stormed one of the major Sunni Muslim mosques in Baghdad after Friday prayers, opening fire and killing at least two people, witnesses said. In the battle for control of Mosul, Iraqi forces raided several areas overnight, killing 15 insurgents, Iraqi and U.S. military officials said. At least 13 other insurgents were captured in Mosul, authorities said. About 40 people were arrested at the Abu Hanifa mosque in the capital’s northwestern Azamiyah neighborhood, said the witnesses, who were members of the congregation. Another five people were wounded. Full Story

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