BAGHDAD, Sept 8 (KUNA) -- Iraq Saturday condemned the rocket attack against
Al-Qa'em area, asserting the Iraqi forces would be ready to retaliate if such
Interior ministry undersecretary Adnan Al-Asadi, in a statement, "condemns
the criminal act against the people of Al-Qa'em area in the city of Al-Ramadi
when four rockets fired from the Syrian side fell in the area which killed and
injured some of our citizens."
Iraq, said Al-Asadi, was ready to retaliate. "Iraq has a neutral position
of the Syrian crisis and our forces will be ready to retaliate in case such
operation is repeated."
A security source said mortar shells were fired from the Syrian border area
of Al-Bukamal killing a baby girl and injuring three civilians of the same
He said the explosions also caused damage to the house they hit. (end)
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