Coalition forces raided Baghdad's Sadr City Shi'ite stronghold on Tuesday, killing three people, including a young boy, police said. Holding the body of the child in his arms, a Shi'ite legislator condemned Iraq's government for allowing such attacks.
"I am suspending my membership in Parliament since it remains silent about crimes such as this against the Iraqi people," legislator Saleh Al-Ukailli told reporters. "I will not return to parliament until the occupation troops leave the country."
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