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Viva_La_Revolution Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 02:07 PM
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UN: 34 killed in Iraqi raid on Iranian exile camp
Source: AP/msnbc

BAGHDAD Thirty-four Iranian exiles were killed when Iraqi soldiers stormed Camp Ashraf last week, a U.N. spokesman said Thursday in the first independent death toll of the raid that has drawn sharp rebukes from Baghdad's Western allies.

U.N. human rights spokesman Rupert Colville in Geneva said a team of U.N. observers saw 28 bodies still at the camp during a Wednesday visit to the exiles' compound in eastern Diyala province. Most of the bodies appeared to have been shot, he said.

Three of the bodies appeared to have been crushed to death, a Western diplomat in Baghdad said likely from being run over by a car.

"It's clearly a very serious incident and we are trying to get more information," Colville said. Women were among the dead, he said.

Read more: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/42589699
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thewiseguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-14-11 02:13 PM
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1. The same Iranian exile group that aided Saddam in suppressing the Kurds and Shiites
Edited on Thu Apr-14-11 02:14 PM by thewiseguy
I do not understand why this group is even allowed to operate a camp inside the Iraqi soilespecially given their past history.
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