Attacks in Iraq kill 6, wound 10: Officials

Last Updated: Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 19:52

Baghdad: Officials say attacks across Iraq have killed six people and wounded 10. A police officer says a roadside bomb targeting a police patrol in northern Baghdad killed two civilians and wounded four on Thursday morning.

Another officer says gunmen in a speeding car attacked a police patrol in southwestern Baghdad, killing a policeman and wounding four.

Police in the northern city of Mosul say drive-by shooters killed two civilians. And in the northern city of Kirkuk, a policeman was killed and two were wounded in an exchange of fire with two militants who were planting a roadside bomb. One militant was also killed in the shootout.

Health officials confirmed the causality figures. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity as they were not authorised to talk to the media.


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First Published: Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 19:52

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