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Mortar Attacks In Al-Fallujah Kill Nine Civilians


http://gdb.rferl.org/d2d14c18-bd3e-45dd-8d87-fe86477db5ec_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/d2d14c18-bd3e-45dd-8d87-fe86477db5ec_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) May 30, 2007 -- Several mortar rounds in the restive city of Al-Fallujah have landed in a residential neighborhood, killing nine civilians.


Police say the attack sent many of the mortar rounds into the court house and residential communities.


In other violence, a police commander's convoy was struck by a roadside bomb in the town of Hamzah, south of Baghdad, killing two guards.


Another roadside bomb in Baghdad's Shi'ite neighborhood of Sadr City killed one civilian.


(AP)

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