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The Islamic Army in Iraq Claims Responsibility for an Attack on Abu Ghraib and Posts Three Operations Videos
By SITE Institute
May 23, 2005






The Islamic Army in Iraq posted three videos over the weekend showing the group?s latest attacks on American Forces in Iraq.
The first video, accompanied by a statement claiming responsibility for
"firing…mortars on American forces at Abu Ghraib" on Sunday May 22, 2005. According to news reports, this attack occurred during "Operation Squeeze-Play", the largest joint US-Iraqi offensive operation yet to take place in Baghdad. During the offensive, centered on the Abu Ghraib neighborhood of Baghdad, almost 300 militants were detained overnight.

A second video shows a nighttime operation resulting in the destruction of ?an America transport vehicle in Taji?;

Finally, the third video shows a dual roadside bombing of two separate Humvee vehicles near Latifa.


The translation of the statement and the three video clips are provided to our Intel Service members.

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