Attack on Baghdad Checkpoint in New Ansar Video

The Iraqi insurgent group Ansar al Islam released a new video on their website today showing what the group said was an attack on a checkpoint in Karkh, Baghdad.

The video showed a group of gunmen armed with AK-47, RPGs and mortar launchers taking their positions at a quiet street in Baghdad. They are seen opening fire on the checkpoint which could not be seen in the video.


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