On March 17, 2005, the Islamic Army of Iraq posted a video clip along with a communiqué to the internet, claiming responsibility for an attack on a "CIA" vehicle, resulting allegedly in the death of ?two CIA agents?.
The translated communiqué states:
URGENT: The Islamic Army of Iraq kills two CIA officers with video, March 17, 2005
In the name of God, the most gracious and merciful.
Thanks to God of all peoples, the mighty and the best prayers and greetings to the profits of faith, his family and all his friends.
At 10:30, this morning of Safar 6, 1426, March 17, 2005, a brigade of the Army planted explosives on the free road's
intersection south of Bagdad in the district of al Yousefia, the explosives blew up a convoy of CIA American Officers, after
the Army got intelligence information that this convoy was to pass this way. The attack resulted in killing two American CIA Officers, Thanks to God.
God is great, glory to God.