On Thursday October 14, 2004, Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi?s ?Tawhid Wal Jihad? group claimed responsibility for today?s attacks, where were apparently perpetrated by terrorists within the Green Zone in Baghdad. The compound had never before been penetrated by terrorists, who had previously been limited to suicide attacks on its perimeter or largely inaccurate rocket fire. Seven people died in the attack, including two Americans.
The announcement was posted by the Group?s spokesman, Abu Maysara Al-Iraqi, on an Islamist message board.
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