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US kills 15 women and children in Iraq

world Updated: Oct 12, 2007 09:54 IST
AFP
Baghdad

The US military said on Friday that 15 women and children had been killed in an air strike and ground operation in north of the Iraqi capital.

"Nineteen suspected insurgents and 15 women and children were killed in an operation on Thursday in the Lake Tharthar region north of Baghdad," a US military spokesman told AFP.