U-S aircraft bomb suspected "meeting site" in Iraq's rebel-held Fallujah
FALLUJAH, Iraq The U-S military says two people are dead after U-S forces bombed a suspected rebel safehouse in Fallujah, Iraq.The military says the overnight strike targeted a "meeting site" used by suspected allies of Jordanian terrorist Abu Musab al-Zarqawi (AH'-boo MOO'-sahb ahl-zahr-KOW'-ee).
Local residents say two brothers died in the strike and a third sibling was injured. The victim's family denies the men were insurgents. A family member says he had been preparing to "marry them off" but now says he's burying them with his own hands.
U-S forces are stepping up attacks in Fallujah. They hope to boost nationwide security ahead of Iraq's planned January elections.
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