Security developments in Iraq

March 08, 2014 - 9:38:01 am

KIRKUK: Two soldiers were wounded when a roadside two bombs on a military patrol in Kirkuk. 

Two bombs exploded successively targeting an army patrol, near the village of Khirbet Aziz, west of Kirkuk, and the incident led to the injury of two soldiers, a  security source told the National Iraqi News Agency (NINA). 

Meanwhile, a security force found a large cache of explosives and rockets in Hawija southwest of Kirkuk. 

The cache includes a large amount of explosive materials and a number of rockets and bombs. 

In a related development, Seven policemen were killed and wounded in a suicide attack north of the city of Ramadi, capital of Anbar province.

A security source told (NINA) that a suicide car bomber attacked a police checkpoint in Albu Dhiab area, north of Ramadi.

The source added that the attack led to the killing of three members of the checkpoint and wounding four others. (QNA)