Thursday, October 11, 2007

US troops kill 19 suspected insurgents, 15 civilians

Baghdad (AP): US troops backed by attack aircraft killed 19 suspected insurgents and 15 civilians, including nine children, in an operation targeting al-Qaida in Iraq leaders northwest of Baghdad, the military said.

An initial airstrike struck a "time-sensitive target," killing four insurgents in the Lake Tharthar area.

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