Iraqi officials say gunmen kill 2 policemen

AP News
Posted: Aug 26, 2012 6:00 AM
Iraqi officials say gunmen kill 2 policemen

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say gunmen using silenced weapons have killed two Iraqi policemen in northeastern Baghdad.

Police say the gunmen attacked a police patrol on Sunday morning, opening fire from a speeding car in the mostly Shiite neighborhood of Ur. A third policeman was wounded in the attack, they said.

A medic at the nearby Imam Ali hospital confirmed the casualties.

All officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to reporters.

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