Six killed, eight injured in Iraq violence

Six people were killed and eight others wounded in separate bomb and gunfire attacks in Iraq on Thursday, police said.

One of the attacks occurred in the morning when a roadside bomb ripped through Mahmoudiyah town, some 30 km south of Baghdad, without causing human casualty, an Interior Ministry source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.


Another car bomb detonated among Iraqi security forces and civilians who gathered at the site of the first blast, killing two people and wounding five others, the source said.


In Iraq’s eastern province of Diyala, a policeman was killed and his brother wounded when a sticky bomb attached to their car detonated in the town of Bani Saad, southwest of the provincial capital city of Baquba, some 65 km northeast of Baghdad, a provincial police source anonymously told Xinhua… News Source


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