The Mujahideen Shura Council issued a statement today, January 23, 2006, announcing the total numbers of casualties and destroyed equipment compiled during the group?s ?real dawn? operations between Friday, January 20, 2006 and Saturday. The purported tallies during this ?harvest? to add to the coalition and Iraqi forces? ?calamity and to accelerate the announcement of their defeat by the hands of Allah?s followers,? include 105 ?Crusader? and a total of 178 Iraqi casualties, and 62 destroyed vehicles.
The Mujahideen Shura Council, according to their statement of establishment, is composed of six insurgency groups in Iraq: al-Qaeda in Iraq, Victorious Army Group, Ansar al-Tawhid Brigades, Islamic Jihad Brigades, the Strangers Brigades, and the Horrors Brigades, collaborating to meet the ?unbelievers gathering with different sides? and defend Islam.
A translation of the statement is provided to our Intel Service members.