Leadership Council for Human Rights

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Thursday, January 31, 2008

Mosul desperate for aid after recent bombing

The city of Mosul in northern Iraq finds itself in desperate need of relief aid after a massive blast rocketed through the city last week, Integrated Regional Information Networks reported Monday.

With over 60 people dead and 280 wounded from the attack, essential relief items are needed to sustain relief operations and maintain an emergency stockpile. The Iraq Red Crescent Society (IRCS) reported on its website that the most needed relief items include food, blankets, medical supplies, milk for infants, and bottled water.

“The attack led to the destruction of at least 100 houses,” the IRCS said, adding that there were probably further dead bodies to be found beneath the rubble.

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