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6 policemen killed, wounded in bomb blast in northern Baghdad

Archival photo.
Archival photo.


(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – On Thursday, a source in the Iraqi Ministry of Interior announced, that six police elements, including an officer, were either killed or wounded in a bomb blast that targeted their patrol in northern Baghdad.

The source said in a statement obtained by IraqiNews.com, “This morning, a bomb exploded on a police patrol while passing in al-Mashahda vicinity in northern Baghdad, killing two of its occupants, including an officer, as well as wounding four others and causing material damage to the vehicle.”

The source, who requested anonymity, added, “Ambulances rushed to the area and transferred the wounded to a nearby hospital for treatment and the dead bodies to the forensic medicine department, while a security force cordoned off the area of the incident and barred approaching it.”


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