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Feb. 1 statement from Multi-National Force - Iraq condemning the bombings in Baghdad

Release No: UNRELEASED Feb. 1, 2008 PRINT | E-MAIL

BAGHDAD, Iraq (Feb. 1, 2008) – The Multi-National Force - Iraq joins with the Iraqi people and their government to express condolences to the victims and families of those who were killed in the barbaric attacks in two Baghdad markets today.   

We share the outrage of the Iraqi people, and we condemn the brutal enemy responsible for these attacks. This indiscriminate violence, targeting families enjoying themselves on the holy day, again shows the nature of this barbaric enemy. 

Multi-National Division - Baghdad is working closely with authorities to ensure they have sufficient medical supplies and humanitarian assistance for the victims and their families. We stand ready to provide additional support and will work closely with Iraqi authorities to find the perpetrators of this attack and help bring them to justice.   

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