The insurgent group Iman al-Hussain Brigades claimed responsibility on July 16, 2005 for a deadly convoy attack in the city of al-Amerva in southeast Iraq. The casualties have been confirmed by the the Ministry of Defence in London who stated that three British soldiers had died. The group also claimed responsibility for the assassination of an Iraqi judge in the city of Nasiriay.
The Iman al-Hussain Brigades or Qatta'ab al-Imam al-Hussein, previously claimed responsibility on July 5, 2005 for an attack targeting ?workers helping the occupation forces in al-Fares club? in the same area of al-Amerya, Baghdad. In their prior attack, five women and seven men were killed.
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