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Four bodies found Wednesday near Samarra

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BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Gunmen killed 10 people and wounded five others in several attacks Thursday in central Iraq, police said.

In Baghdad, gunmen dressed as Iraqi police and driving Iraqi police vehicles stormed the home of Mohsin Agash -- the owner of a tile-making factory in Mada'en, police said.

The attackers killed Agash, two of his sons and his daughter-in-law. Another of his sons was kidnapped, according to police.

In the capital's New Baghdad neighborhood, gunmen opened fire on a Nissan pickup truck that was carrying six security guards for the Ministry of Displacement and Migration. Four of the guards were killed in the attack and two others were wounded, police said.

In another drive-by shooting Thursday, gunmen killed an engineer in the southern Baghdad neighborhood of al-Dora, police said.

About 25 miles (40 kilometers) west of the city, gunmen killed Baquba Police Col. Fadel Mahmoud in a drive-by shooting Thursday as he was traveling to work, according to police. His driver was wounded.

Also in Baquba, two Iraqi police officers were wounded when their convoy came under rocket attack on the city's western outskirts Thursday, police said.

On Wednesday, four bodies were found about 100 yards (91 meters) off a major highway near Samarra. A police official said all victims had been shot in the head, execution-style.

Basra official demands apology

Officials in the restive southern city of Basra say they will not cooperate with Britain until they receive an apology and compensation after a British raid to free two soldiers. They say two Iraqis were killed in the raid. (Watch reaction to the UK jailbreak in Iraq -- 2:34)

"The governing council met yesterday and decided to stop all cooperation with the British until they meet three demands," Basra governor Mohammed al-Waili told Reuters on Thursday.

The city authorities say British troops killed the two Iraqi police officers. (Full story)

A Baghdad raid on suspected insurgents by U.S. and Iraqi forces on Wednesday left an Iraqi soldier and two police officers dead, police said.

Another Iraqi soldier and six police were wounded in the raid, police said, which stemmed from the kidnapping of an Iraqi civilian by insurgents in Mahmoudiya, south of the capital. (Full story)

CNN's Arwa Damon contributed to this report.

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