Iraqi commandos killed in Baghdad

Two Iraqi police commandos and one civilian have been killed in south Baghdad after a bomber attacked a police convoy, an Interior Ministry official says.

    An Iraqi policeman on duty after an explosion in Baghdad

    Thirteen other people, including nine policemen, were wounded in the attack early on Sunday morning.

     

    The latest bombing comes less than 12 hours after a bomber blew up a gas tanker in the town of al-Musayyib, killing 60 and wounding 85.

     

    The Iraqi capital has been hit by a blitz of bombings over the past two days which has left dozens of people killed and scores injured.

    SOURCE: AFP


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