Some bit from the latest on the US Occupation

From this:

    In Karbala, meanwhile, hundreds of angry demonstrators gathered at the Imam al-Hussein Shrine, Iraq’s second-holiest site for Shi’ite Muslims, protesting the alleged shooting by US forces Saturday night of a 51-year-old restaurant worker.

    Witnesses said US soldiers, accompanied by local Iraqi police, tried to enter the shrine but were blocked by Haider Hanoon, the alleged victim, and workers in the shrine. The witnesses said troops and police withdrew after the shooting, in which nine people were wounded.

    “We will take revenge for this. … We will make life miserable for the Americans,” the crowd chanted.

    The US military in Baghdad said it had no information on the incident.

    The bodies of Saddam’s sons Uday and Qusay – killed by American forces in a shootout last Tuesday in Mosul – remained unclaimed at the American base at Baghdad International Airport. Iraq’s American-backed Governing Council said it was discussing with US authorities what to do with the corpses. The brothers, according to Islamic tradition, should have been interred the same day they were killed.

    “If no one claims the bodies, other measures will be taken. This is what we recommended and I expect that coalition forces will go with this recommendation,” Samir Shakir Mahmoud, a member of the council, told reporters without elaborating. It was believed the brothers might be buried in a secret place to prevent it from becoming a shrine for their supporters.

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