Friday, May 20, 2005

Abu Ghraib Attacked Again by Insurgents

The American Forces Press Service reports that five detainees at Abu Ghraib were wounded when insurgents launched a rocket attack on the prison.
WASHINGTON, May 20, 2005 - Five detainees were wounded in an insurgent rocket attack on Iraq's Abu Ghraib prison today, military officials reported.

Three of the five had serious injuries.

The rocket landed in one of the internment facility's detainee compounds at about 10:15 a.m. U.S. forces quickly responded to defend the facility and safeguard the detainees, U.S. military officials said. The injured were immediately taken to the 115th Field Hospital.

Officials said no coalition forces were injured in the incident.