Baghdad receives 20 wounded from Basra

By Jay Gory, thecheers.org    2008-03-27 04:32:01    

Baghdad, Mar 27, (VOI) - Yarmouk hospital in Baghdad on Thursday received 20 soldiers wounded in the clashes that flared up between al-Mahdi army fighters and security forces in the southern Iraqi province of Basra, a medical source said.
Baghdad, Mar 27, (VOI) - Yarmouk hospital in Baghdad on Thursday received 20 soldiers wounded in the clashes that flared up between al-Mahdi army fighters and security forces in the southern Iraqi province of Basra, a medical source said.

“The hospital received 20 wounded soldiers, most of them are in critical condition,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq – Voices of Iraq – (VOI) on condition of anonymity.

“The wounded were transferred by airplane from Basra International Airport to the Baghdad Airport,” he explained.

Basra has been a hotbed of fierce armed confrontations since Monday between security forces and armed groups, during which scores of civilians were killed and wounded.
Jay Gory, The Cheers News


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