BAGHDAD, Sept 16 (KUNA) -- Four Iraqi soldiers were killed and 12
servicemen were injured in a series of explosions in northern Mosul, at a time
gunmen detonated 22 explosive devices in Ninawa, a security source said.
The source from Ninawa operations command told KUNA that police killed a
suicide bomber who wanted to blow himself up inside an army unit in Ninawa
Brigadier Ismail Jabbouri, Ninawa security chief, and 11 of his soldiers
were seriously injured when a suicide attacker blew himself up near their
motorcade, said the source. Security forces cordoned off the area and imposed
Four soldiers were killed when an explosive device attached to their
vehicle exploded in downtown Mosul.
Unknown gunmen detonated bombs near 22 houses of policemen and army
soldiers in southern Mosul, while three civilians were injured in bomb blasts
in eastern Mosul.
Meanwhile, army forces killed a suicide bomber at a checkpoint eastern
Mosul earlier in the day.
An Iraqi soldier and merchant were killed in different violent actions,
said the sources. (end)
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