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  • Bounty hunters are `holy war' infiltrators moving into Iraq

    04/06/2003 7:18:48 PM PDT · by Diddley · 26 replies · 213+ views
    The Western Mail (Wales) ^ | Apr 7, 2003 | Staff
    The Western Mail - The National Newspaper Of Wales HUNDREDS of foreign fighters have infiltrated southern Iraq to target and kill British troops in one of the final major showdowns of the war, intelligence officers have discovered. Young fighters from Syria, Lebanon and Palestine have joined the ranks of the Iraqi regime's die-hards to fight against the Royal Marines and 7 Armoured Brigade around the besieged city of Basra. Many are motivated by religion and appear to have answered Saddam Hussein's call for jihad - or holy war - against western forces. But others have come in search of the...