BAGHDAD, Aug 3 (KUNA) -- A police chief and one of his officers were killed
late Thursday in clashes with a group of gunmen in Al-Rutba twon, west of Iraq.
Three of the gunmen were injured in the encounter, a police source told
KUNA on Friday.
The clash broke out minutes after a police checkpoint went under attack
which resulted in the killing of the chief and one officer as well as the
wounding of two other officers.
Meanwhile, Security measures were tightened in Abu Ghraib prison and its
surroundings, amid sepculations that it might be attacked by Al-Qaeda group
which has been recently targeting prisons, checkpoints and police patrols in
the country. (end)
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