Six killed in separate attacks in Iraq

Six people were killed and 12 injured Monday in a series of attacks in Iraq`s northern city of Mosul, security sources said.

Last Updated: Nov 02, 2010, 11:21 AM IST

Mosul: Six people were killed and 12 injured Monday in a series of attacks in Iraq`s northern city of Mosul, security sources said.

Three civilians were killed and six injured by a bomb blast targeting a police patrol in the district of Hay el Ba`ath.
An elderly man was killed and his daughter was injured by a roadside bomb near their home in southern Mosul.

One policeman was killed and five were injured by a hand grenade hurled at a police checkpoint in the neighbourhood of al-Karamah.
In a separate incident in Mosul, a high-ranking police officer, Khaled Awda, was killed by a bomb planted in his car, security sources said.

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