Skip to comments.Iraqis find Iranian-made rockets after US attacked (base near Basra attacked on Monday evening)
Posted on 08/18/2009 12:51:22 PM PDT by NormsRevenge
BAGHDAD U.S.-backed Iraqi troops seized a launcher loaded with more than a dozen Iranian-made rockets and detained three suspected militants after an attack against the American base outside the southern city of Basra, officials said Tuesday.
Col. Karim al-Zaidi said the missiles were found in an eastern section of Iraq's second largest city after rockets targeted the U.S. base Monday evening.
The U.S. military confirmed that 16 rockets were found and three suspects detained by Iraqi troops who responded to the attack. It said no casualties were reported.
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There is one, MuQQty called for it.. after getting his buddies butts beat up in Sadr City and Basra not so long ago..
Rats&Mullahs have a short memory span.
This picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (R) during a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki in Damascus. Maliki and Assad agreed on Tuesday to reinforce security cooperation, after the top US commander in Iraq said Syria's role in fighters crossing the border remained a concern. (AFP/SANA)
This picture released by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) shows Syria's President Bashar al-Assad (R) welcoming Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki at al-Shaab presidential palace in Damascus. "The two sides discussed expanding cooperation over borders, oil, gas, water, transport, and working to increase trade between the two countries by establishing free-trade zones. "(AFP/SANA)
They should return these rockets to Iran. One at a time during one of Ahmadinejhad’s speeches.
File photo shows Iraqi men walking past a poster of Shiite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr in the southern city of Amara in the Maysan province, south of Baghdad. Iraqi militias are increasingly torturing and executing men suspected of homosexuality but the authorities in Baghdad are doing nothing to stop the violence, Human Rights Watch has said. (AFP/File/Essam al-Sudani)
Darn, they detained the terrorists. I’d much prefer they meet the business end of a sniper rifle.
It is no secret that many mortar shells and rockets that hit Balad and FOB McHenry during the summer of 2005 came from iran as evidenced from examination of their shrapnel. One piece of shrapnel hit my bicycle wrecking the shift mechanism Those Bastards!!