Salah-il-Din, Tikrit (IraqiNews.com) Four Sahwa elements were killed during an armed attack to the north of Tikrit city.Security source reported to IraqiNews.com ”Unidentified gunmen waged an armed attack targeting a security checkpoint that belongs to Sahwa forces in Sheikh Ahmed village in the Left Coast area of Shurqat district within Tikrit city,” noting that “The gunmen killed four security elements during the armed attack.””The security forces launched a raid-search campaign in the village in which the forces arrested a gunman and killed another while he was trying to escape,” the source added.”The security forces seized weapons and Improvised Explosive Devices during the security campaign,” the source concluded. \END\
Salah il-Din (IraqiNews.com) Seven Sahwa elements were killed in Tuz Khurmato district of eastern Tikrit.
A statement by the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan received by IraqiNews.com quoted a security officer, as saying “”Unidentified gunmen dressed the uniform of the Iraqi Army assassinated seven elements of the Sahwa forces at 2:00 a.m. on Thursday.”
“The assassination attempt happened when the gunmen attempted to arrest the Sahwa leader at his residence where they killed the other elements who were there.”
“The assassinated leader is, Hussein Awad, whose father was assassinated last year by an Improvised Explosive Device in Tuz Khurmato district,” the officer concluded.