Gunmen kill soldier in Iraq -- police
KUNA / June 17, 2011
Unidentified gunmen killed a soldier of the Iraqi Army and wounded three others in an attack on a military checkpoint in the Baghdad suburban district of Al-Sader early on Friday.
Police said the armed men carried out the suprise assault with silencer-equipped guns on the barricade in the region, located just east of the city.
Separately, three policemen were wounded in blast of a booby-trapped car in the city of Al-Falloujah, in the province of Al-Anbar. The explosion inflicted extensive damage in nearby cars and buildings.
Elsewhere, a policeman suffered serious cuts in a bomb blast that targeted a police patrol on Al-Dora highway in the south of Baghdad. ...
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