Policeman killed in militant attack southeast of Baghdad

Archival photo.
Iraqi security forces. Archival photo.

( Baghdad – On Wednesday, a source in the Iraqi police said, that a policeman had been killed by a militant attack in the district of al-Mada’an southeast of Baghdad.

The source said in a statement received by, “A force from Baghdad police carried out a raid operation inside one of the fields in the district of al-Mada’an southeast of Baghdad,” noting that, “Unidentified militants left the field and opened their fire against the force resulting in the death of one of its elements immediately.”

“The force transferred the dead body of the policeman to the forensic medicine department, while continued its inspection operation in the area,” the source also added.

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