Six killed in Iraq violence

Last Updated: Sat, Mar 09, 2013 02:00 hrs

Baghdad, March 9 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 11 wounded in separate shooting and bombing incidents that occurred in Iraq's Salahuddin province Friday, police said.

Five members of the Awakening Council group were killed and four injured when unidentified gunmen targeted their patrol near Dora district, east of Tikrit city, located140 km from national capital Baghdad, reported Xinhua citing a police source.

One civilian was killed and three wounded when a roadside bomb went off in Alsgelh village, 120 km from Tikrit, the source said.

In a separate incident, three policemen were wounded when a roadside bomb targeted their patrol in Baiji area, 30 km from Tikrit, while another policeman was seriously injured after being shot by unidentified gunmen in Samarra area.

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