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Black Dog
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posted 31 May 2004 01:45 PM      Profile for Black Dog   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Al-Sadr reported killed...beforehand.

on Sunday, people in the streets of Najaf were handed mysterious fliers with Mr. Sadr's picture that said "Moktada was followed by the Iraqi police for his ties to the slaying of Khoei, and due to violent actions he was killed during an attempt to arrest him."

Another flier had a photo of Iraqi policemen and the words "The Justice Ministry tried to arrest Mr. Sadr, but he and his followers resisted fiercely, which drove the Iraqi police to defend themselves."

The fliers appeared to have been made by Iraq's Justice Ministry or its allies to be handed out in case Iraqi policemen killed Mr. Sadr. Somehow, they were distributed prematurely. There were no reports of Mr. Sadr's death.


Never hurts to be prepared for any eventuality I guess....

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posted 31 May 2004 02:23 PM      Profile for skdadl     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Ye gods!

Is there any discipline remaining in USian culture except marketing?

It used to be that everyone was a comic. These days, everyone is a spin-meister.

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