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Iraq bombs kill eight, 12 wounded

Zeenews.com April 12, 2011

Two civilian contractors for the Iraqi army, both male cousins, were killed when their home west of Baghdad was targetted by dynamite. Three other family members, including a woman, were wounded, police and medical sources said.

Baghdad: Eight people were killed in bomb attacks around Iraq on Tuesday, security and hospital sources said. Three of the dead were policemen, while 12 people, including six police, were wounded in the attacks.

Two of the police victims were killed by an improvised bomb that targetted their patrol overnight south of Baghdad. The third was killed in the town of Fallujah west of Baghdad by a “sticky” bomb that attaches to cars.

Six policemen were wounded in the two attacks, a security source said.

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April 12, 2011 - Posted by | Contractor Casualties, Iraq, Safety and Security Issues | , , ,

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