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Gunmen kill 2 officers in Iraq

From Mohammed Tawfeeq, CNN
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • Gunmen attack Iraqi officers in Anbar province
  • Family wounded by sticky bomb in the town of Balad
RELATED TOPICS
  • Iraq

Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- Two Iraqi police officers were killed and two others were wounded early Saturday when gunmen attacked a police checkpoint in Anbar province, authorities said.

The attack happened in the the town of Anna, about 260 kilometers west of Baghdad.

Hours later, a family of four was wounded by a sticky bomb attached to the car they were riding in, police said. The incident occured in Balad, about 100 kilometers north of Baghdad.

 
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