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Iraqi Police Captured Bombing Suspect

A suspected mastermind of last week’s devastating attack in Musayyib was captured during a raid by Iraqi forces in which two of his associates were killed, police said Saturday. Musayyib’s police chief, Lt. Col. Ahmed al-Shammari, told the Dubai-based Al Arabiya television that the suspect was captured in a raid in the nearby town of Jarf al-Sakhr but he did not say when it took place. The prisoner, who was not identified, confessed to having stolen a tanker truck, then to taking it to Musayyib to kill “the biggest number of people,” al-Shammari said. He did not say whether a suicide driver actually carried out the attack as some witnesses said earlier. Full Story

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