In four communiqués issued today, October 20, 2005, al-Qaeda in Iraq claims responsibility for two separate suicide bombings today, one targeting ?converted police? in al-Khalis, in Dyali, allegedly inflicting ?large? damage to ?Allah?s enemies,? and another targeting Iraqi police in Baquba, allegedly killing seventeen; and two bombing operations, one in Bahraz yesterday, and another in Bezayez, today, killing three Americans soldiers in each attack.
A full translation of the four messages is provided to our Intel Service members.