"ATTACKS ON US SOLDIERS IN IRAQ
ARE INCREASING DAY AFTER DAY"
US troops wounded in Iraq
ground forces spokesman says none of nine soldiers' injuries
life-threatening amid escalating unrest.
- Nine more US soldiers were wounded in Iraq in the previous
24 hours but none of their injuries was serious or
life-threatening, a US ground forces spokesman said on
toll did not include the two killed and nine wounded in the
flashpoint city of Fallujah west of Baghdad, where US troops
were ambushed by attackers early Tuesday, Captain David
are still elements of the former regime who are trying to
disrupt our efforts to rebuild Iraq, whether paramilitary or
former members of the Baath party" of Saddam Hussein,
he said (...)
gave no further details but said there had also been a
rocket-propelled grenade attack Tuesday night on an Iraqi
police station which caused no injuries.
East Online on Tuesday received a letter attributed to Saddam
which called for resistance against US and British forces and
a separate statement claiming the Fallujah attack.
The statement from the "General Command of
the Iraqi Armed, Resistance and Liberation Forces"
said the ambush had been carried out by "special forces,
al-Faruk Brigades and members of the Baath Party."
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