Iraqi Resistance Report for events of Monday, 11 April 2005.  Translated and/or compiled by Muhammad Abu Nasr, member, editorial board, the Free Arab Voice


Monday, 11 April 2005.


Al-Anbar Province.



US launches offensive on liberated al-Qa段m, storming back into eastern parts of city early Monday as American bombers blast the city.


In a dispatch posted at 11am Monday morning, Mecca time, Mafkarat al-Islam reported that US invader troops had stormed into the eastern neighborhoods of the liberated city of al-Qa段m on the Syrian border and that at the time of reporting fierce fighting had been raging between the Resistance and the American aggressors inside the city since the early hours of Monday morning.


The correspondent reported informed sources and witnesses as saying that the Resistance had as of the time of reporting destroyed a number of US vehicles and killed more than 20 American troops.  US F16 and F18 fighter-bombers have been relentlessly rocketing bombing the city since 4am local time Monday.


Resistance car bombs blast 33 Americans to death as fighting rages in al-Qa段m.  Resistance organizations announce united command for al-Qa段m battle.


In a dispatch posted at 1:20pm Mecca time Monday afternoon, Mafkarat al-Islam reported from al-Qa段m that 33 US troops had been killed and more than 10 more wounded when four Iraqi Resistance car bombs exploded in the middle of the city.


The correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam reported Captain Khalil Ibrahim, a spokesman for the Iraqi puppet forces, as saying that the first car bomb exploded at 2am Monday morning by the main gate to the US base near the city, a facility known as A22.  That explosion killed 13 US troops instantly.


The second Resistance car bomb went off in the same place when American troops and emergency workers gathered to evacuate the bodies of their casualties from the first blast.  At that moment a Resistance martyrdom fighter in a car nearby swept into the crowd of US personnel at extremely high speed and blew up, killing eight more American troops and wounding 14 more.


Then at 9am Monday an Iraqi Resistance martyrdom fighter drove his explosives-laden car into a column of several US vehicles in the phosphate area on the western outskirts of the city.  The explosion destroyed one Humvee and instantly ripped seven US troops to shreds.


A fourth car bomb a red Opel parked by the side of a road blew up when a US column was passing in the city.  That explosion totally destroyed a Humvee and killed five US troops.


The US aggressor troops in the city admitted in their radio broadcasts beamed at al-Anbar Province that martyrdom fighters were attacking them, but only said that they had 都uffered some losses as a result of the surge of attacks.


A spokesman for the puppet Iraqi military in the city confirmed to the Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent, however, that a total of 33 US troops had been killed in the four car bombings as of midday Monday.  The spokesman admitted that the number of US casualties was still steadily mounting as fighting between the Marine invaders and the Iraqi Resistance defending the city continues to rage.


The Iraqi Resistance organization al-Jihad in the Land of the Two Rivers, which is led by the Jordanian Abu Mus疎b az-Zarqawi announced its responsibility for the attacks.


In a joint communiqu, al-Jihad in the Land of the Two Rivers and the First Army of Muhammad announced that they had combined their commands for the battle in al-Qa段m.  They declared a General Call to Arms throughout all of al-Anbar Province in a statement broadcast over mosque loudspeakers in the city of al-Qa段m.


Resistance throws back US assault on al-Qa段m Monday afternoon.


In a dispatch posted at 4:10pm Monday afternoon Mecca time, the correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam in al-Qa段m reported that US occupation troops had assaulted the western part of the city with tanks and other armored vehicles beginning about one hour earlier.  The Resistance fought back, however, forcing them to withdraw shortly before the correspondent filed his report.


The Resistance mounted several attacks on US Marine positions west of the city, forcing the Americans to evacuate the areas they had occupied.


A source in the Iraqi Resistance told Mafkarat al-Islam that the Resistance had killed or wounded more than 51 US troops, destroying more than nine various types of US vehicles, compelling the Americans to withdraw from the areas that they had entered.


The correspondent wrote, however, that at the time of writing, US aircraft continued to bomb and rocket Resistance positions extremely intensively after the American ground troops were forced out.


US reinforcements, armor join Americans outside al-Qa段m as 70 Iraqi puppet troops flee the battle.


In a dispatch posted at 4:15 Mecca time Monday afternoon, the Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent in al-Qa段m reported that a short while earlier, US forces had announced that large numbers of their Iraqi puppet troops had fled from the battle that was still raging in al-Qa段m at the time of reporting between the Iraqi Resistance on the one side and US Marine invaders together with Iraqi puppet forces on the other.


A report on the American military痴 al-Anbar Province radio station beamed at the residents of the province reported that more than 70 Iraqi puppet troops had fled from the outskirts of al-Qa段m leaving their American masters to fight what they called 鍍errorists their name for the Resistance all by themselves.


The correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam reported, however, that US reinforcements continued to pour into the American attackers ranks on the edges of al-Qa段m, bringing tanks and other armored vehicles as well as men.  The latest buildup of US strength followed a major American assault on the city that the Resistance threw back earlier in the day inflicting heavy casualties on the US aggressors.




Resistance bomb kills four US troops west of al-Fallujah Monday morning as puppet officer complains: 鍍he people of al-Fallujah all believe themselves to be 奏errorists.


An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded by a patrol of several US Humvees in the Ta壮 Na爽mi area west of al-Fallujah Monday morning.  The al-Fallujah correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam reported witnesses as saying that the blast destroyed one Humvee and killed four US troops and wounded two more.


A captain in the Iraqi puppet military forces told Mafkarat al-Islam that the bomb was planted by the side of the road leading to the Shaykh Khalil al-Fayyad Mosque and that it blew up as the US patrol was passing by.


The source lamented that 鍍here still are tons of explosives, heavy weapons and bombs still in al-Fallujah, buried in the yards of houses and under ground in the public squares, public parks, and recreational areas.  The local people know where they are, but they won稚 tell us about them.  Using the standard language of his masters the US invaders, the puppet captain said that 鍍errorists meaning the Iraqi Resistance would dig the weapons up and use them against the Americans and their stooges.


The puppet captain continued to moan: 渡o matter what we do, this city has not and will not return to civilian life.  Here the people, even the children and the women in al-Fallujah feel themselves to be 奏errorists.


With the deaths of the four Americans Monday morning, the Mafkarat al-Islam correspondent reported the total number of US troops killed since last week has risen to 19, with more than 20 having been wounded in the streets of the city, all of them felled by Resistance bombs or in battles with Resistance fighters.


Six more US troops killed in Resistance bombing in al-Fallujah Monday afternoon.


In a news bulletin posted at 2:22pm Mecca time Monday afternoon, the correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam in al-Fallujah reported that six US troops had been killed just a short while earlier when an Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded on the as-Sajar Bridge at the northern entrance to al-Fallujah.


The correspondent reported a source in the puppet so-called 登rder maintenance force said that the bomb exploded by a passing US column that was on its way into the city.  The blast, he said, destroyed a Humvee and killed six US troops who were aboard it.


Witnesses told the correspondent that the six American troops were killed instantly by the explosion.


At the time the correspondent filed his report, US forces had completely encircled the area of the attack, closing the international highway that runs by the city, linking Baghdad with Jordan.


US seals off al-Fallujah after Resistance rocket attack kills nine more American troops late Monday afternoon.


In a dispatch posted at 5:45pm Monday afternoon Mecca time, Mafkarat al-Islam reported that Iraqi Resistance forces had fired two rockets, believed to be of the powerful Grad type, into a concentration of US troops in the al-Fallujah train station a short while earlier.  The correspondent, who was only about one kilometer from the scene of the attack when it took place, reported a source in the Iraq puppet army as saying that nine US troops were killed in the attack.


Immediately after the bombardment, US forces sealed off the city of al-Fallujah from the outside world, preventing anyone from entering or leaving the city.




Resistance bombards US base at noon Monday.


Iraqi Resistance forces in ar-Ramadi attacked the US base west of the city with 12 mortar rounds at 12 noon local time Monday.  The correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam in ar-Ramadi reported eyewitnesses as saying that eastern parts of the US al-Warrar base, as it is called, came under Resistance mortar bombardment, setting a fire that was still burning when the correspondent filed his report, posted at 2pm Monday afternoon Mecca time.


A source in the puppet so-called 途apid deployment force told the correspondent that the bombardment killed and wounded a number of US troops in the American-occupied facility.




Resistance bombards US base in Saddam International Airport midday Monday.


Iraqi Resistance forces fired seven rockets, believed to be of the powerful Grad type, into the US base set up in Saddam International Airport at 1pm Monday afternoon Baghdad time.  The correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam in the occupied Iraqi capital reported that the bombardment targeted western parts of the US base in the airport where US forces are concentrated.


Witnesses told the correspondent that they heard numerous explosions going off following the rocket bombardment and American helicopters could be seen flying about the environs of the occupied airport for more than half an hour.  As usual, the Americans made no reports on their casualties or damage.


Resistance bomb kills two US troops in Abu Ghurayb.


An Iraqi Resistance roadside bomb exploded by US forces in the Abu Munaysir area west of Abu Ghurayb, disabling one US Humvee and killing two US troops and wounding two more, eyewitnesses told the correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam in the area.  After the blast US forces encircled the place and arrested a number of local farmers, charging them with involvement in carrying out the attack.


Zionist company ships pre-fabricated housing to US occupation troops in Iraq.


A Zionist company based in occupied Palestine had recently begun shipping portable pre-fabricated housing to occupied Iraq for use by US occupation troops there.  The Zionist newspaper Yedi弛t Ahronot was reported by the London-based newspaper al-Quds al-羨rabi on Monday as saying that the pre-fab housing leaves occupied Palestine via the Jordan valley and is transported across Jordan into occupied Iraq.


The source reported that the pre-fab housing is made in a factory in the middle of occupied Palestine and that it was originally intended as housing for Jewish squatters on Palestinian territory.  With some of them slated to be moving out of the Gaza area, however, the Zionist company found a bigger market with the American military in Iraq.


The source said that Zionist companies export other products to occupied Iraq, including water purification equipment made by the Zionist 典ami 4 company.  The Zionist firm 羨yts Karmi段l is about to sign a contract with a company from the Arabian Gulf to establish four border stations in occupied Iraq, the newspaper reported.


US embassy admits American abducted in Iraq.


Officials in the US embassy in occupied Baghdad announced on Monday that an American 田ivilian working with one of the foreign projects in Iraq had been abducted.  According to a report carried by the Washington Post, the US embassy was informed by the American military about the disappearance of the American 田ivilian, but gave no further details.


Diyala Province.



Fifteen bodies of puppet soldiers found shot to death.


A US patrol discovered 15 bodies of Iraqi puppet soldiers who had been shot to death east of Ba倉ubah Monday morning. Sources in the Iraqi puppet military told Mafkarat al-Islam that the bodies were those of Iraqi puppet troops who had been captured while they were returning home on their monthly leave.


The sources said that the puppet soldiers had apparently been shot more than five days earlier, to judge by their swollen corpses.


The headquarters of the puppet so-called 的raqi ministry of defense in Baghdad confirmed the news in a statement.


Babil Province.



Resistance bomb kills one Polish invader soldier, wounds five more Monday afternoon.


An Iraqi Resistance bomb exploded by a Polish invader patrol as it passed through central al-Hillah.  Witnesses told Mafakrat al-Islam in the city that the bomb attack took place at 4pm local time Monday afternoon and that it left one Pole dead and five more wounded.  A Polish armored vehicle was disabled as well, they said.


A source in the Iraqi puppet police confirmed to Mafkarat al-Islam痴 correspondent that one of the Polish troops had been killed and five wounded.  The Resistance organization Base [Qa訴dah] of the Jihad in the Land of the Two Rivers announced its responsibility for the attack in a communiqu posted on the doors of Sunni mosques in the city.


Ninwa Province.



Resistance liquidates puppet head of 堵overning council for Mosul.


Iraqi Resistance fighters armed with machine guns and hand grenades attacked the motorcade of the Chairman of the local puppet 堵overning council for the city of Mosul Iraq痴 third largest city leaving the puppet chairman and four of his body guards dead.


The correspondent for Mafkarat al-Islam in Mosul reported witnesses as saying that more than 10 Resistance fighters attacked the puppet official痴 motorcade as it headed from his office to his home through the middle of the city.  The official and the four bodyguards who were accompanying him wre all killed instantly, they said.


In his report, posted at 2:10pm Mecca time Monday afternoon, the correspondent wrote that at that time US forces and Iraqi puppet troops had surrounded the scene of the attack and were searching for the car driven by Resistance fighters in their attack.


Irbil Province.



Kurdish collaborator official pleads with south Korea not to withdraw occupation troops.

Anushirwan Barzani, the Kurdish chauvinist collaborator chairman of the local puppet 殿dministrative council in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil appealed to the regime in southern Korea to kept their troop contingent there for another year.  Anushirwan Barzani asked the Seoul regime to review their decision to withdraw their aggressor troops from Iraq at the end of 2005, according to a report carried by the south Korean Yonhap News Agency.  The Kurdish collaborator puppet official revealed his fears of the rising tide of the Iraqi Resistance to south Korean newsmen when he told them 展e don稚 know.  Some things might change in the coming year, so we hope that Seoul will answer our appeals and keep its troops here one more year.


Al-Basrah Province.



Sunnis demonstrate against sectarian repression in al-Basrah.


Sunni leaders called a demonstration that turned out in the streets of the az-Zubayr district of the southern Iraqi city of al-Basrah following a pattern of assassinations and organized repression perpetrated by Shi訴 chauvinist collaborator groups working hand-in-glove with the occupation.  The latest Sunni religious leader to be murdered in sectarian attacks was the Qur誕n scholar 羨bd ar-Rahman al-Farih.


Thousands of Sunnis poured out in az-Zubayr to protest the wave of sectarian repression and violence.  Az-Zubayr is 90 percent Sunni in a city that is largely Shi訴.  The demonstrators marched on the offices of the puppet so-called 妬nterior ministry which the correspondent of Mafkarat al-Islam reported was the main organizer of the arrests and repression being visited upon the Sunni community.  Demonstrators chanted against the sectarian repression in the faces of the puppet police chief of az-Zubayr, the head of the local puppet so-called 的raqi national guard and a representative of the British invader forces.


The demonstrators also proclaimed their support for the struggle of their brothers and sisters in Palestine to guard the al-Aqsa mosque against Jewish fanatics bent on destroying the centuries-old mosque and stealing the land on which it stands.