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Four killed, 21 injured Iraq attacks

Jun 19 2013, 6:54pm CDT | by

Baghdad, June 20 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said.

Baghdad, June 20 — At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said. Three people were killed and 15 injured in a...

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Four killed, 21 injured Iraq attacks

Jun 19 2013, 6:54pm CDT | by

Baghdad, June 20 (IANS) At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said.

Baghdad, June 20 — At least four people were killed and 21 wounded in separate incidents of shooting and bomb attacks in Iraq Wednesday, the police said.

Three people were killed and 15 injured in a roadside bomb explosion at a popular football field at a village near Maqdadiyah city, some 100 km from Baghdad, reported Xinhua citing a local police source.

In another incident, an Iraqi army colonel was shot dead by gunmen while driving his car in Kirkuk city, some 250 km from Baghdad, a local police source said.

In Baghdad, six people were injured when a roadside bomb ripped through Shula district, an interior ministry source said.

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