Saturday, February 14, 2009

Friday: 1 UK Soldier, 45 Iraqis; 91 Iraqis Wounded

Excerpt: Updated at 6:40 p.m. EST, Feb. 13, 2009A female suicide bomber entered a tent filled with Arbaeen pilgrims and killed dozens in a third day of significant sectarian attacks. Overall, at least 45 Iraqis were killed and another 91 were wounded across the country. One British soldier was also killed during a shooting incident in southern Iraq. Also, Former interim Prime Minister Iyad Allawi, whose National List made modest gains in provincial elections, insisted that national elections later this year must be made "fairer" that the recent one or else Iraq's fragile peace will be in danger.



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