BAGHDAD, July 14 (KUNA) -- Five Iraqi soldiers and three policemen were
killed and seven others were injured in two separate attacks in Iraq on
Gunmen riding a speeding car opened fire at a military checkpoint in
Al-Rashidiya neighborhood to the north of the northern city of Mosul, killing
five soldiers and injuring two others, a security source told KUNA.
The army sent additional troops to the area, cordoned off the scene of the
attack and started tracking down the attackers.
Meanwhile, a roadside bomb went off as a police patrol was passing by to
the east of Falloujah city in the southwestern governorate of Al-Anbar,
according to a local police officer.
The blast left three policemen dead and four others injured seriously.
The security services rushed to the area and blocked the roads leading to
it for fear of other explosive devises while the wounded persons were rushed
to a nearby hospital. (pickup previous)
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