Iraqi Resistance Successful
Amerika's rapidly coming defeat.
104 US Troops Killed In
Mass Attacks Around Iraq
Iraq Explodes At "Zero Hour" Saturday Resistance
Launches New Strategy Nation-Wide
By Muhammad Abu Nasr,
Free Arab Voice - Edited by JUS
All parts of Iraq witnessed fighting against the US occupation on Saturday, beginning early in the morning. Half-past six am was zero hour for the Iraqi Resistance forces. At that time they launched attacks on US troops and fighting erupted all over the country that flared particularly violently in Baghdad.
These battles marked the launch of a new Resistance strategy based on the coordination of actions between the Resistance groups in different parts of Iraq, and the unification of their efforts for the liberation of the country.
The developments in Fallujah are playing a major part in this new Resistance strategy. Since the beginning of the Battle of Fallujah, the Resistance organizations have striven to coordinate between themselves to reduce the pressure that the Americans can bring to bear on Fallujah. Several days ago Iraq witnessed an intifadah uprising whose aim was to break the American siege of the city. But the results of the uprising exceeded the Resistance organizations' expectations, and they managed to seize control of several large cities and important centers throughout the country. These successes did not entail major losses on the part of the Americans and their stooges, however, as the occupation forces hunkered down in their bases and camps, refusing to come out, meaning that the Resistance control of the cities was merely apparent control.
The Resistance was not satisfied with apparent control, however, and resolved to draw the US troops into battle in order to inflict such casualties on them that they would not be able to forget. The Resistance cut back its attacks over the past four days. Indeed the last two days - Thursday and Friday - were marked by the lowest number of attacks launched by the Resistance in the last three months. This is merely an effort to arouse a false sense of security in the Americans, however, so that they come out of their hiding places. This is what happened and the Resistance was waiting for them at zero hour Saturday morning. As of the filing of this report by Mafkarat al-Islam at 10pm Saturday Mecca time, fighting continues to rage in several parts of Iraq.
Fierce Daylong Fighting In Al-'Amiriyah District
Violent battles raged in the al-'Amiriyah area of Baghdad from 9:30am until sunset Saturday. US forces had suffered heavy losses in the fighting by noon. A Resistance car bomb destroyed two GMC command cars and two Humvees. Clashes in which Resistance fighters fired C5K and RPG7 rockets and BKC automatic weapons left two Bradley armored vehicles and a Humvee destroyed and disabled another armored vehicle. The Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent reported that 22 US soldiers were killed in the fighting and that 15 Iraqi civilians also died when US troops opened fire indiscriminately around the area.
Fierce Fighting In Al-A'Zamiyah District
At 6:30am Saturday Iraqi Resistance forces firing RPG7 and C5K rockets and BKC automatic weapons attacked US troops and puppet "national guards" on the main road in the al-A'zamiyah district of Baghdad, destroying two Nissan pickups belonging to the puppet forces, and three Humvees and two Bradley armored vehicles belonging to the US troops. The Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent reported that 16 US troops and 9 puppet guardsmen were killed.
At 6:30am Saturday Iraqi Resistance forces firing RPG7 rockets, 60mm mortars, and BKC automatic weapons attacked a puppet police station in the al-A'zamiyah district of Baghdad, destroying four Nissan patrol cars and killing 15 puppet police. Ten Iraqi Resistance fighters and civilians were killed and others wounded in the fighting.
At 3:20pm Iraqi Resistance fighters firing RPG7 rockets battled US troops, destroying a Bradley armored vehicle and disabling another and killing a reported six US troops.
Kurdish Mossad Agent Abducted
Iraqi Resistance forces wounded a Kurdish individual in one of his legs and then kidnapped him in the al-Bayya' district of Baghdad. The Kurd was working as an agent for the Zionist Mossad secret police, and was taken to an unknown destination.
Afternoon Ambush In Al-Ghazaliyah
Iraqi Resistance forces firing RPG7 rockets attacked two US trucks in the al-Ghazaliyah area west of Baghdad at about 3:30pm Saturday, destroying the vehicles and killing two US troops.
Bombing West Of Baghdad Kills US Soldier
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded in the Suwayd area of the ash-Shurtah neighborhood west of Baghdad as a US Humvee was passing at exactly 12:30pm Saturday, killing a US soldier and wounding two others.
Airport Road Bombing Reportedly Kills Three US Troops
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded on Airport Road in Baghdad as a US Humvee was passing at about 3pm Saturday, killing three US soldiers and wounding two others.
Attacks In Al-Qadisiyah Kill Collaborators, US Troops
Iraqi Resistance forces attacked a white Avalon car being driven by four persons who worked for the administration of the US-installed puppet "interim government." The attack that took place at 2pm in the al-Qadisiyah district of Baghdad destroyed the car and killed the four collaborator officials, one of them a woman.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded as a US column of Humvees was passing along the highway bridge leading to the center of the city in al-Qadisiyah. The blast that took place at about 4pm destroyed two Humvees and killed five US troops and wounded four other American soldiers who were riding in the vehicles.
Attacks In Abu Ghurayb
At 12:15am Iraqi Resistance forces destroyed three US military trucks in the ash-Shuhada' area, destroyed a Bradley armored vehicle with an RPG7 rocket in al-Kharnabit, and detonated a bomb and then opened fire with an RPG7 rocket on US forces in the Khan Darri area, destroying a Bradley armored vehicle. The three attacks left nine US soldiers dead and six others wounded. One Resistance fighter was killed and four other Resistance fighters were wounded in the three attacks.
At 10:15am Iraqi Resistance forces struck a US Bradley armored vehicle with an SPG9 rocket in he ash-Shayhah disrict of Abu Ghurayb, destroying it and killing two US troops and wounding three other American soldiers.
Iraqi Resistance forces firing RPG7 rockets attacked a US patrol on the highway in Abu Ghurayb at about 4pm Saturday, destroying a US Humvee and killing three US soldiers and wounding a fourth.
Ambush On Hayfa Street
At 3pm Saturday, Iraqi Resistance forces firing RPG7 rockets ambushed a US patrol on Hayfa Street in Baghdad's al-Karakh district, destroying one Humvee, disabling a Bradley armored vehicle and killing a reported four US troops.
Attack In Al-I'Lam Area Of Baghdad
Iraqi Resistance forces destroyed a pickup truck belonging to the puppet so-called "Iraqi national guard" in the al-I'lam area of Baghdad, killing four soldiers aboard it at 5pm Saturday.
Resistance Attack Wounds Turkish Truck Driver
At about 5pm Saturday, Iraqi Resistance forces attacked a civilian truck bringing supplies to US forces in the at-Tarimiyah area north of Baghdad, wounding a Turkish driver.
Attacks In Ad-Durah
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded in the al-Bu'itha area of ad-Durah, disabling an American armored vehicle and killing a US machine gunner aboard it at 5pm Saturday.
Three collaborationist Badr Brigade gunmen were killed at about 4pm Saturday when Resistance fighters firing Kalashnikov assault rifles attacked their white Nissan Sunny car in the al-Mikanik area of ad-Durah.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded in the 'Arab Jabbur area of the southern Baghdad suburb of ad-Durah, disabling a Bradley armored vehicle and killing one US soldier and wounding a second at about 9am Saturday.
Iraqi Resistance fighters firing RPG7 and C5K rockets clashed with US forces and their Iraqi puppet "national guards" in the Hur Rajab area, destroying a Humvee and an Abrams tank. Seven US troops and six puppet soldiers were reported killed by the Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent, two of them by Resistance sharpshooters.
Bombing In As-Suwayrah
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded under a US Humvee in as-Suwayrah Saturday, southwest of Baghdad, killing one US soldier and moderately wounding two other American troops.
Fighting In Al-Janibayn
At about 1:30pm Saturday fighting broke out in the al-Janibayn area near Baghdad, in which two Humvees were destroyed and three Bradley armored vehicles and a truck belonging to the puppet "national guard" were disabled. The Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent reported that seven US troops and five puppet soldiers were killed in the fighting and two Resistance fighters martyred. More than six Resistance fighters were also wounded.
Attacks On Airport Road
At 3:30pm Saturday Iraqi Resistance forces firing RPG7 rockets attacked a US patrol on Airport Road near the al-Furat neighborhood, destroying a GMC command car and a Humvee and killing two US intelligence officers and two soldiers.
At 7pm Saturday Iraqi Resistance forces detonated a bomb destroying a US GMC on Airport Road in the area between the neighborhoods of al-'Amiriyah and al-Jihad. The blast flipped the GMC over several times, killing two soldiers and seriously wounding a third.
Attack In As-Sayyidiyah
At 7pm Saturday, an Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded on the highway in as-Sayyidiyah south of Baghdad disabling a Humvee and killing one US soldier and wounding two others.
Resistance Attacks In Ar-Ridwaniyah
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded under a US Humvee in ar-Ridwaniyah southwest of Baghdad, destroying the vehicle and killing three US troops at 5pm Saturday.
Iraqi Resistance forces detonated a bomb and then opened fire with RPG7 rockets on a US Bradley armored vehicle in the Middle Palace [al-Qasr al-Awsat] area of ar-Ridwaniyah at about 9am Saturday, destroying the Bradley and killing four US troops.
Ambushes In Al-Mushahadah
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded under a US Humvee in the al-Mushahadah area north of Baghdad, killing a reported three soldiers aboard it at about 5:30pm Saturday.
Iraqi Resistance forces firing RPG7 rockets and BKC automatic weapons attacked a US column in the al-Mushahadah area north of Baghdad at about 10:30am Saturday, destroying a Humvee and a truck loaded with provisions, and killing four US troops.
Resistance Bomb Attacks In Salman Bak
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded under a US armored personnel carrier (APC) in the Salman Bak area, killing a reported four US soldiers aboard it at about 2pm Saturday.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded under a US Abrams tank in the Salman Bak area, disabling the tank and killing one soldier aboard it at 2:30pm Saturday.
Resistance Bomb Destroys Supply Truck In Al-Ishaqi
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded under a civilian truck loaded with supplies for the US occupation troops in the al-Ishaqi area between Balad and at-Taji north of Baghdad, destroying the truck and killing the driver who was believed to be Asian.
An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded on a dirt road as a US patrol was passing in al-Latifiyah at about 4:30pm Saturday, destroying an Abrams tank and killing five US troops aboard it, according to the Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent.
*Iraqi Resistance forces fired four Grad rockets into the US base in Saddam International Airport at 6am Saturday.
*Iraqi Resistance forces fired six Katyusha rockets into the US as-Suqur base south of Baghdad at 7am Saturday.
*Iraqi Resistance forces fired three Grad rockets into the US al-Bakr base in Balad north of Baghdad at about 8am Saturday.
*At 8am Saturday, Iraqi Resistance forces fired eight Katyusha rockets into the British base at al-Mahawil north of al-Hillah.
*Iraqi Resistance forces fired five 82mm mortar rounds into the joint US-puppet "national guard" base in at-Taji north of Baghdad at about 8:30am Saturday.
*At 10:30am Saturday, Iraqi Resistance forces fired nine 82mm mortar rounds into the British base in al-Mahmudiyah south of Baghdad.
*Iraqi Resistance forces fired six 82mm mortar rounds into the US al-Muthanna airbase in Baghdad at about 12:30pm Saturday.
*Iraqi Resistance forces shelled the US facility in the former headquarters of the Iraqi chiefs of staff in Baghdad with eight 120mm mortar rounds at about 1pm Saturday.
*Iraqi Resistance forces bombarded American troops concentrated in the Abu Ghurayb prison at about 2:30pm Saturday with eight 82mm mortar rounds.
*From 3pm to 3:15pm Iraqi Resistance forces bombarded the US troops in the former Iraq Meat Company in 'Uwayrij south of Baghdad with four Katyusha rockets.
*At 4pm Saturday, Iraqi Resistance fighters fired four Katyusha rockets and two Grad rockets into the US base in Saddam International Airport.
*At about 4pm Saturday, Iraqi Resistance forces fired six Katyusha rockets into the British base at al-Mahawil north of al-Hillah.
*Iraqi Resistance forces shelled the US facility in the former headquarters of the Iraqi chiefs of staff in Baghdad with 15 Katyusha rockets at 4pm Saturday, evidently directly hitting an arsenal because smoke continued to rise over the facility until 8:30pm.
*Iraqi Resistance forces fired five 120mm mortar rounds into the US as-Suqur base south of Baghdad at 5:30pm Saturday.
*At 6pm Saturday, Iraqi Resistance fighters fired nine 120mm mortar rounds into the US base in Saddam International Airport.
*At 6:30pm Saturday Iraqi Resistance fighters fired seven 60mm mortar rounds into the headquarters of the puppet "national guard" in the ar-Risalah neighborhood in Baghdad.
*At about 7:15pm Saturday Iraqi Resistance fighters fired four Katyusha rockets into the US occupation headquarters in the Republican Palace area known to the invaders as the "green zone."
*At about 7:45pm Saturday Iraqi Resistance forces fired a Grad rocket into the US camp at the Equestrian Club in the al-Furat neighborhood of central Baghdad.
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