SAS Kills Hundreds of Terrorists in "Secret War" Against al-Qaeda in Iraq

[Sunday Telegraph-UK] Sean Rayment - More than 3,500 insurgents have been "taken off the streets of Baghdad" by the elite British force in a series of audacious "Black Ops" over the past two years. While the majority of the terrorists were captured, several hundred, who were mainly members of "al-Qaeda in Iraq," have been killed by the SAS. The prime targets have been those intent on joining the wave of suicide car bombers that claimed around 3,000 lives a month in Baghdad at the height of the terrorist campaign in 2006. The SAS is part of "Task Force Black" which also includes the U.S. Delta Force. Together they have helped reduce bombings in Baghdad from about 150 a month to just two.

2008-09-02 01:00:00

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