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== U.S. warplanes
U.S. warplanes bombed suspected Iraqi insurgents in the Iraqi city of
The United States military said that residents in the predominant Shi'ite city tipped them off to the arrival of insurgents carrying rocket propelled grenades in the area.
"The troops made positive identification of the militiamen and called for the
In a statement the Iraqi police informed The Associated Press that one civilian was killed and five seriously injured when a U.S. tank fired upon a house in Diwaniya.
U.S. troops and Iraqi soldiers stormed the city before dawn on Friday the 6th of April, killing three insurgents and capturing 27 people, the U.S. military said. This operation code named Operation Black Eagle is targeting insurgents loyal to anti-American Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr<ref>http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/meast/04/07/iraq.main/index.html/</ref>.
Among the discoveries and captures the
A spokesman for al-Sadr stated that on Saturday militia fighters in Diwaniya had destroyed three American vehicles and captured a robot used to detonate roadside bombs.