Three killed in Mosul attacks
MOSUL, Iraq - Separate shootings in Iraq’s main northern city of Mosul on Saturday left three people dead, including a local councilman, security and medical officials said.
In one attack, gunmen opened fire on a police checkpoint in Mosul, 350 kilometres (220 miles) from Baghdad, killing a policeman and a civilian, said police First Lieutenant Mohammed al-Juburi and Dr Mahmud Haddad at Mosul General Hospital.
In another incident, city councilor Ibrahim Yunis was gunned down outside his home in southeastern Mosul, according to Juburi and Khaled al-Rifaie, a doctor at the hospital’s morgue.
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