Thursday, October 16, 2003

War News for October 16, 2003 Bring ‘em on: Mortar shells impact near CPA headquarters in downtown Baghdad. US convoy ambushed near Baquba. Bring ‘em on: Bomb explodes outside Kirkuk police station; one Iraqi police officer wounded. Bring ‘em on: Explosions and firefight reported in Baghdad. Bring ‘em on: Attempted bridge bombing near Kirkuk. Bring ‘em on: Roadside bomb targeting US troops kills 4-year old Iraqi girl in Tikrit. Bring ‘em on: US convoy under fire near Mosul. Bring ‘em on: Four US soldiers wounded in Baghdad on Tuesday. Bring ‘em on: Iraqi doctor assassinated in Basra. Explosion at oil pipeline near Hadeetha. Iraqi police evict Sadr supporters from municipal building in Sadr City. US may confront Sadr and followers. Bush gets UN resolution but no troops or reconstruction aid. Half of US units in Iraq suffer from low morale. Halliburton gouging US Army for fuel costs. L. Paul Bremer’s alternate universe. “Described by the UN as the world's most efficient food network, the system still keeps Iraqis from going hungry. But the US civilian administrator of Iraq, Paul Bremer, views it as a dangerous socialist anachronism. The coalition provisional authority (CPA) is planning to abolish it in January, despite warnings from its own technical experts that this could lead to hunger and riots.” Commentary Faked letters typify Bush’s propaganda war against the American people. Casualty reports Local story: Pennsylvania soldier wounded in Iraq. Local story: Georgia soldier drowned in Iraq. Local story: Montana soldier wounded in Iraq.


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