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Iraqi Police Said To Aid Insurgents In Karbala Attack


http://gdb.rferl.org/072B890D-DF49-4F59-A44A-5EE7D01B013D_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/072B890D-DF49-4F59-A44A-5EE7D01B013D_mw800_mh600.jpg An Iraqi policeman stands guard in Karbala (file photo) (epa) July 12, 2007 -- A U.S. media report says a U.S. Army investigation has concluded that Iraqi police assisted insurgents in an attack in the Iraqi city of Karbala in January that killed five U.S. soldiers.


"USA Today" said the information was contained in an investigative file made available to the newspaper and authenticated by the army.


During the attack, insurgents posing as Americans entered a government compound in Karbala, killed a U.S. soldier, and drove away with four others whom they shot and killed later.


(Reuters, "USA Today")

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