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Troops Target Homes in West Iraq

U.S. warplanes bombed several Iraqi houses along the Syrian border Tuesday morning, killing a man described by the military as a “known terrorist” and destroying what officials called three insurgent safe houses. A U.S. military statement gave no overall casualty estimate for the attacks on the remote border towns of Karabila and Husaybah, but residents estimated that more than 50 people were killed. The first two attacks, the military said, successfully targeted a man known as Abu Islam. “Islam and several other suspected terrorists were killed” when a pair of bombs were dropped on a house in Husaybah at 6:20 a.m., a military statement said.Full Story

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