Saudis Suspected in Two Iraq Attacks

(Newsday) - At least two of the four suicide bombers who struck Baghdad on Oct. 27 appear to have been Saudis, another sign of the growing role of foreign fighters in the Iraqi insurgency, a senior Iraqi security official said. A fifth would-be suicide bomber, who was shot by Iraqi police as he approached his target, is a Syrian national born in Yemen. The man told investigators that he entered Iraq from Syria through an unprotected section of the border.

2003-11-13 00:00:00

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