In three communiqués issued today, November 10, 2005, al-Qaeda in Iraq claims responsibility for a suicide bombing targeting Iraqi police in Baghdad, and bombings targeting ?crusader? and Iraqi forces in Tal Afar and Baghdad.
The first communiqué describes a suicide bombing today in Jadouri restaurant in Baghdad, targeting a combined gathering of Iraqi police, al-Ghadr Brigade members, and guards from the Palestine Hotel. According to the message, the bomber ?hurt them bad.?
The second message indicates that yesterday, a ?cub? of one of the group?s brigades who is ?less than fourteen years old,? threw a hand grenade on a ?crusader? foot patrol in Tal Afar, allegedly inflicting eight casualties.
As described in the third message, a car bomb was detonated on an Iraqi police patrol in al-Sha?ab, in Baghdad, yesterday, allegedly destroying a car and killing who were inside.
A full translation of the three messages is provided to our Intel Service members.