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Hundreds in Fallujah burn U.S. flag to celebrate troops pulling out of Iraq

Posted By yihan On December 14, 2011 @ 8:54 am In World News | Comments Disabled

AFP [1]
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Hundreds of Iraqis set alight U.S. and Israeli flags on Wednesday as they celebrated the impending pullout of American forces from the country in the former insurgent bastion of Fallujah.

Shouting slogans in support of the “resistance,” the demonstrators held up banners and placards inscribed with phrases like, “Now we are free” and “Fallujah is the flame of the resistance.”

Surrounded by the Iraqi army, demonstrators carried posters bearing photos of apparent insurgents, faces covered and carrying weapons.

They also held up pictures of U.S. soldiers killed and military vehicles destroyed in the two major offensives against the city in 2004.

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[1] AFP: http://news.nationalpost.com/2011/12/14/hundreds-in-fallujah-burn-u-s-flag-to-celebrate-troops-pulling-out-of-iraq/

[2] US troops kill Fallujah ’shoe-thrower’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/us-troops-kill-fallujah-%e2%80%99shoe-thrower%e2%80%99.html

[3] Toxic legacy of US assault on Fallujah ‘worse than Hiroshima’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/toxic-legacy-of-us-assault-on-fallujah-worse-than-hiroshima.html

[4] The curse of Fallujah: Women warned not to have babies because of rise in birth defects since U.S. operation: http://www.prisonplanet.com/the-curse-of-fallujah-women-warned-not-to-have-babies-because-of-rise-in-birth-defects-since-u-s-operation.html

[5] Iraq Bombings Pretext For Return Of U.S. Troops To Cities?: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iraq-bombings-pretext-for-return-of-u-s-troops-to-cities.html

[6] Combat Missions Continue In Iraq Despite Obama Announcement: http://www.prisonplanet.com/combat-missions-continue-in-iraq-despite-obama-announcement.html

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