Thursday, August 28, 2014   

Iraq general killed by shelling
(07-07 19:07)

Shelling west of Baghdad killed the commander of the Iraqi army's 6th division on Monday, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's security spokesman said.
Major General Najm Abdullah Sudan "was killed by hostile shelling in Ibrahim bin Ali,'' Lieutenant General Qassem Atta told AFP by text message. --AFP   
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