Gunmen kill four Iraqi soldiers at checkpoint in Anbar province

Gunmen kill four Iraqi soldiers at checkpoint in Anbar province
# 29 August 2019 13:47 (UTC +04:00)

Unidentified gunmen shot dead four Iraqi soldiers and wounded seven more at a military checkpoint in Anbar province on Thursday, two security sources said, APA reports citing Reuters.

The attack occurred near Garma, a town 50 km (30 miles) northwest of Baghdad, in the early hours of Thursday morning.

In a separate incident early in the day, three policemen were shot and wounded by unnamed gunmen at a security checkpoint in Jalawla, Diyala province, northeast of the capital.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for either attack.

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