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Al-Qaida claims deadly raids on Iraq prisons, says 500 inmates freed

Al-Qaida claims deadly raids on Iraq prisons, says 500 inmates freed

July 23, BAGHDAD — Al-Qaida’s branch in Iraq claimed responsibility Tuesday for audacious raids on two high-security prisons on the outskirts of Baghdad this week that killed dozens and set free hundreds of inmates, including some of its followers. The statement issued in the name of the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, the […]

July 23, 2013 | By More