3 Iraq soldiers killed in attack
[Bangla Daily Star] An attack by Death Eaters on an Iraqi army checkpoint north of Storied Baghdad
...located along the Tigris River, founded in the 8th century, home of the Abbasid Caliphate...
yesterday left three soldiers dead, security and medical officials said.

Insurgents threw hand grenades at the checkpoint, which lies east of Samarra, 110 kilometres north of Storied Baghdad, before opening fire with machineguns, an army lieutenant colonel and a medic at the city's hospital said. Both spoke on condition of anonymity.

No group immediately grabbed credit for the attacks.

Posted by: Fred 2013-01-14