US Baghdad Base Pounded
By Resistance Rockets
By Muhammad Abu Nasr
Free Arab Voice
Edited And Published by JUS
Baghdad remains a hotbed of resistance activities as does Mosul, Samaara and Tikrit, and US pillaged oil installations, with several attack reported yesterday that indicate post election Iraq remains a significant problem for the American agenda.
Resistance Pounds Baghdad Base
Resistance forces fired some 21 Grad and Tariq rockets into the US military headquarters in the Sukkaniya base in the southern Baghdad suburb of ad-Durah at 9am Wednesday, local witnesses told Mafkarat al-Islam. The witnesses said that the attack ignited massive fires in the US facility. For the first time, Allawi troops were brought in to extinguish the flames and US helicopters could be seen evacuating the casualties.
An official with the fire department who took part in fighting the fires reportedly told Mafkarat al-Islam that there were between 40 and 50 reportedly killed in the attack and subsequent fires. Some were reportedly American troops, others were Filipino servants and mercenaries.
This was one of the heaviest attacks yet on the base, which is a regular target of Resistance fighters/
Housing Minister Assassinated
The Allawi police announced that a high ranking official in the "Iraqi Housing and Construction Ministry was assassinated in Baghdad Wednesday. The Allawi police said that fighters attacked the car of the man who was described as a "director in the ministry. No further details were provided.
Three Kurds Reportedly Killed In Attack
Resistance fighters attacked a convoy of three cars carrying Kurdish chauvinist collaborator officials on Hayfa Street in central Baghdad on Wednesday, reportedly killing three of the Kurds who were apparently members of the Kurdistan National Party. Bodyguards of the Kurdish collaborators battled Resistance fighters, but in the end one of the cars was destroyed and burst into flame, the Jordanian daily al-Arab al-Yawm reported Thursday.
Sunni Waqf Official Killed
A car belonging to the department of Sunni pious trusts [Awqaf] in the predominantly Shii city of al-Amarah in the province of Maysan, south of Baghdad came under attack by armed men and an employee of the department and his son were reportedly killed.
Bomb Destroys US Tank, Reportedly Killing Crew
A Resistance roadside bomb exploded next to a US military column made up of four vehicles in al-Yusufiyah, south of Baghdad at 1pm Wednesday. The correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam in the area reported that the blast reportedly left five US troops dead. An officer in the Allawi police in al-Yusufiyah told the correspondent that the bomb had been planted on the road leading to the ad-Dulaym area. He said, "the blast destroyed a US tank and killed five American soldiers.
Gas Pipeline Blown Up Near Bayji
Rocketswere fired into the main pipeline transporting natural gas from the Kirkuk fields to the refinery in Bayji at dawn on Wednesday, starting a fire near the al-Fathah area, 59km southwest of Kirkuk, the Jordanian daily al-Arab al-Yawm reported. An official in the Allawi so-called oil facilities protection force maintained that the use of rockets to attack the installation was a new tactic that was a response to their heightened efforts to protect the installations from on-site sabotage.
Resistance Attacks Allawi Guards In Bayji
A source in the Iraqi Allawi "national guard in Bayji announced that a member of the guard was reportedly killed and three others wounded in a Resistance attack just before noon on Wednesday, according to the Jordanian daily al-Arab al-Yawm on Thursday. Majid Muhammad of the Allawi guard in Bayji said that those killed and wounded worked for the department of protection of oil installations and the Resistance fighters attacked them with machine guns Wednesday morning.
Resistance Rocket Hits Allawi Police Station In Bayji
Allawi police captain Nasir Hammud announced that "a shell struck a police station reportedly killing a passerby, in an attack Wednesday. The Jordanian daily, al-Arab al-Yawm, reported that the man was allegedly killed by shrapnel.
Attack Leaves Croatian Truck Driver Dead
Resistance forces armed with rockets attacked a convoy that was bringing supplies to US forces near Tikrit, killing a Croatian truck driver, the Croatian foreign ministry has reported. According to the Jordanian daily al-Arab al-Yawm on Thursday, Croatia appealed to its citizens not to go to Iraq, and said that if their citizens nevertheless did go there, they should be alert to the dangers that they will be exposed to .
Car Bomb Reportedly Kills Seven US Troops In Mosul
A martyrdom fighter blasted his black Daewoo car bomb into a US checkpoint in the al-Islah az-Zirai neighborhood of Mosul at about 12 noon local time Wednesday. Seven US troops and one Iraqi translator collaborating with the Americans were reportedly killed in the explosion and four more US troops were seriously wounded, according to Mafkarat al-Islam. After the explosion US forces sealed off the area and evacuated the lacerated American bodies.
Bomb Kills Four Allawi Police In Downtown Samarra
Colonel Nayif Hamid of the Allawi police announced that "four Allawi policemen were killed and two others wounded when an explosion destroyed two vehicles in their patrol in central Samarra,, the Jordanian daily al-Arab al-Yawm reported Thursday.



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