Monday, May 16, 2011

Shiite militias behind recent assassinations

Reuters: "Shi'ite militias rather than Sunni Islamist al Qaeda are behind a recent wave of assassinations of Iraqi government, police and military officials in Baghdad, security officials said.

Militants have used silenced guns and bombs stuck to their targets to kill more than 38 officials in the last five months, according to Baghdad security operations. Interior Ministry sources have reported at least 51 such killings to Reuters in the same period."


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CMAR II said...

Sounds like Maliki is about to do some fresh house-cleaning with Sadr. He better "get thee to Qom" while the gettin's good.