Gunmen kill six members of Iraqi family
[Dawn] Gunmen armed with silenced weapons attacked a house in east Storied Baghdad
...located along the Tigris River, founded in the 8th century, home of the Abbasid Caliphate...
on Tuesday, killing a man, his wife and four children, a security official and a medic said.
The attack took place in the Zayouna area, an interior ministry official said, adding that the motive for the crime was not known.
Gunmen who were also armed with silenced weapons carried out a similar attack on Nov 28 in Tarmiyah, 45 kilometres north of Storied Baghdad, killing seven members of the same family.
In that case, two members of the family, including one of those killed, belonged to the anti-Qaeda Sahwa militia force, made up of Sunni rustics who fought the bad boy group and helped turn the tide of the war in Iraq.
Also on Tuesday, a roadside kaboom maimed three police in the restive north Iraq city of djinn-infested Mosul, a police officer and a doctor said.
Posted by: Fred