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Police Clash With Suspected Militants

From Times Wire Reports

Several people were killed in a shootout with suspected militants today, Kuwaiti police said, the second straight day of such clashes.

Police stormed a house in Al Qurain, south of Kuwait City, said a police officer who spoke on condition of anonymity. He said several people died.

Today’s raid came a day after security forces battled suspected militants in another area. One suspected militant, a police officer and a Bahraini bystander were killed in that shootout.

Kuwait has been battling Islamic fundamentalists who oppose the presence of U.S. forces in their country.

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