In a communiqué issued April 13, 2005, al-Hassan al-Basri Brigade detail a bombing operation aimed at British intelligence officers in Basra, Iraq, this morning.
A ?package of explosives? was detonated on a car allegedly belonging to the ?military British intelligence.? According to the statement: ?It?s occupants were either killed or wounded.?
In separate messages translated and disseminated by the SITE Institute, the Hassan al-Basri Brigades claimed responsibility for an attack on a Iraqi police patrol on March 21, 20051 ; the February 26th rocket attack on a British base in the city of Basra2 ; and the group reportedly was behind the February 9th murder of an Iraqi journalist, in which they said to have ?liquidated an apostate agent.?3
A full translation of the statement is provided to our Intel Service members.