Monday, January 29, 2007

Soldiers of Heaven

Mon Jan 29, 2007

Arrested militants sit blindfolded after clashes at Zarqa, 20 kilometers (12 miles) northeast of Najaf, Iraq, Monday Jan. 29, 2007. Iraqi officials claimed Monday that at least 200 militants were killed in a fierce battle between U.S.-backed Iraqi troops and a religious cult called the Jund al-Samaa, or Soldiers of Heaven, allegedly plotting to kill pilgrims at a major Shiite Muslim religious festival Muharram. (AP Photo)


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