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Public servant shot dead in Baghdad

BAGHDAD, Dec 7 (KUNA) -- Unknown gunmen shot dead early on Tuesday a civil servant in the district of Al-Amiriah in the Iraqi capital, a security source said.
The source told KUNA the gunmen boarding a car opened fire from silencer-equipped pistols at the government employee while he was boarding his car. He was directly hit and died on the spot, the source said.
In an identical attack, a police officer lost his life in the district of Al-Shuaala late on Monday, the source said. Separately, three security personnel were wounded in a bomb blast in the middle of the capital early today. (end) mhg.rk KUNA 071147 Dec 10NNNN