Tuesday, October 19, 2004


BAGHDAD, Iraq - Iraqi officials said Tuesday more than 100 Iraqis were killed and wounded when a mortar attack hit an Iraqi National Guard headquarters north of Baghdad.

Six mortar rounds fell on National Guard offices in an early morning attack in Mashahidan, 25 miles north of Baghdad, said Iraqi police and National Guard officers under condition of anonymity.

There was no breakdown on the number of those killed and injured. U.S. Blackhawk helicopters evacuated all the injured, police said. No further information was immediately available.


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