Hilla


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Hilla

a market town in central Iraq, on a branch of the Euphrates: built partly of bricks from the nearby site of Babylon. Pop.: 364 000 (2005 est.)
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Selon un medecin a l'hopital de Hilla, 20 membres des forces de securite figurent parmi les 47 personnes tuees dans cet attentat.
"The al Qaeda-affiliated Islamic State of Iraq claimed responsibility for the May 5th suicide bombing in the city of Hilla in Babel province of Iraq in a communique issued on jihadist forums on Monday," U.S.
Thursday morning's attack in Hilla, 95 km (60 miles) south of the capital, was the deadliest to hit Iraq in more than a month as security chiefs braced for revenge attacks by Al-Qaeda following the death of Osama bin Laden in a US special forces raid in Pakistan on Sunday.
The crash occurred on Sunday north of the city of Hilla in an area called Al Sayahiyah, police and medic said yesterday.
Asked two years ago by critic Ulf Erdmann Ziegler whether they would hop a plane to Korea if they heard about an industrial edifice they had yet to photograph, Hilla answered, "I would!" to which Bernd rejoindered, "Hilla was in Siberia....
Thursday morning's attack in Hilla, 95 kilometres (60 miles) south of the capital, was the deadliest to hit Iraq in more than a month as security chiefs braced for revenge attacks by Al Qaeda following the death of Osama bin Laden in a US special forces raid in Pakistan on Sunday.
HILLA / NINA / - River police of the Babylon Police Command have recovered the body of a young man from the Euphrates River passing through the city of Hilla, the capital of Babylon province.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Parliamentary Oil and Energy Commission MP Uday Awad criticized Deputy Premier Hussein al-Shahristani for his role in electrical energy, pointing out that Hilla's electrical gas station did not produce in a proper way.
Hilla / NINA / - A police force of Babylon found seven unidentified bodies in Al-Malh canal, which passes through Shomali, south of Hilla.
BABEL / Aswat al-Iraq: A double explosion has killed a police officer and his driver and injured two of his bodyguards and a child in northeast of Hilla, a police source said.
Hilla / NINA /- Five people from one family were killed in a car accident south of Hilla on Friday.
BABEL / Aswat al-Iraq: At least twenty persons were killed and 38 other were wounded on Wednesday morning in two car bombs explosions in central Hilla, a security source said.