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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-22-06 10:24 PM
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October Deadliest Month Ever in Iraq
By STEVEN R. HURST

BAGHDAD, Iraq - At least 101 Iraqis died in the country's unending sectarian slaughter Wednesday, and the U.N. reported that 3,709 Iraqi civilians were killed in October, the highest monthly toll of the war and one that is sure to be eclipsed when November's dead are counted.

The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq also said citizens were fleeing the country at a pace of 100,000 each month, and that at least 1.6 million Iraqis have left since the war began in March 2003.

Life for Iraqis, especially in Baghdad and cities and towns in the center of the country, has become increasingly untenable. Many schools failed to open at all in September, and professionals _ especially professors, physicians, politicians and journalists _ are falling to sectarian killers at a stunning pace.

Lynchings have been reported as Sunnis and Shiites conduct a merciless campaign of revenge killings. Some Shiite residents in the north Baghdad neighborhood of Hurriyah claim that militiamen and death squads are holding Sunni captives in warehouses, then slaughtering them at the funerals of Shiites killed in the tit-for-tat murders ...

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babylonsister Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-22-06 10:26 PM
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1. Deadliest ever for Americans also IIRC. Time To Leave! nt
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baldguy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-22-06 10:31 PM
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2. Until NEXT month...
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bdamomma Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-22-06 10:33 PM
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3. we/they are committing genocide out in Iraq
we need to pull out.
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