Saturday, April 21, 2007

U.S. criticized for building wall around Sunnis

April 21, 2007 (Associated Press)

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Criticism mounted Saturday over a wall U.S. troops are building around a Sunni enclave surrounded by Shiite areas in Baghdad, with residents calling it "collective punishment" and the local council leader saying the community did not approve the project before construction began.

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