People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran, Iranian Exile Group, Attacked By Iraqi Army, Leaving 10 dead

People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran, Iranian Exile Group, Attacked By Iraqi Army, Leaving 10 dead

CAMP ASHRAF, Iraq — Iraq security forces raided the settlement of an Iranian exile group that the Shiite-led government has long tried to oust and at least 10 people were killed in the pre-dawn clashes Friday, officials said.

The People’s Mujahedeen Organization of Iran exiles jeer Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki as a puppet of Tehran, partly because the Shiite premier has sought to close their camp in Iraq’s northeast Diyala province over their ties to former Sunni dictator Saddam Hussein.

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