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Most foreign insurgents in Iraq come from Iran – report

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Iran Focus: Baghdad, May 09 – A staggeringly high proportion of foreign insurgents arrested in Iraq are of Iranian origin, according to an Iraqi daily close to Massoud Barzani’s Kurdistan Democratic Party. Iran Focus

Baghdad, May 09 – A staggeringly high proportion of foreign insurgents arrested in Iraq are of Iranian origin, according to an Iraqi daily close to Massoud Barzani’s Kurdistan Democratic Party.

Of the 1,972 infiltrators arrested since May 01, 2005, 1,577 were of Iranian origin, the daily al-Taji wrote on Monday.

The daily, quoting a commander of the Iraqi border guard, said that nine of the detained insurgents were Nigerian, 15 were Iraqi, four were Indian, 364 were Afghani, two were Pakistani, and one was from Dagestan.

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