Continued attacks in Iraq
Iraq, Military, 2/14/2005
Announcing the results of the Iraqi elections coincided with continued attacks and explosions in various parts of Iraq, the last of which was the killing of five Iraqis, at least one of them was a prominent officer in the Iraqi army in an armed ambush.
A spokesman for the Iraqi police said that a prominent Iraqi policemen and two of escorts were killed on Sunday at the hands of gunmen to the north of Baghdad. No information were disclosed on the identity of the victims.
Abu Musab al-Zarqawei group which is linked to al-Qaida organization announced in a statement on the Internet that it killed a senior army officer in an attack to the north of Baghdad.
The statement which has not been confirmed yet said that the killed man was a leader for the army camp in al-Taji area to the north of Baghdad.
In Musil to the north of Iraq, two civilians were killed and other two injured in a fire exchange that followed a missile attack against government offices, according to medical and security sources.
Two Iraqis were killed and other six injured in an attack against a joint American- Iraqi check point on Saturday late evening in Samera to the north of Baghdad.
The police announced finding five bodies, three of them are to the east of Baghdad and the two others near al-Dalou'eya to the north of Baghdad. The police has not ruled out that they are either army or policemen.
In earlier field developments, one Iraqi was killed and other three were injured in a booby trapped car explosions near an inspection point for the Iraqi forces between Karbala and Hilla to the south of Baghdad.
In a later development, some 53 persons were arrested suspected to be involved in attacking two stores in the Shiite al-Amin quarters in Baghdad on Friday and resulted in killed 7 persons. A spokesman for the Iraqi police said that the detentions were made during a breaking in operation in which 100 policemen took place.
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