Baquba (NINA) – Two gunmen killed and five others captured in Baquba, Diyala province.
Spokesman for Diyala Police, Colonel Ghalib Atiyah, told NINA on Friday, Aug. 3, that three gunmen attacked a military checkpoint in Mafraq neighborhood, western Baquba, the clash resulted in the killing of two of the attackers, while the third fled.
He added that military reinforcement arrived to the site and carried out search for the third gunman who fled.
Col. Atiyah added that upon arrest warrants, issued by the judiciary, police captured five wanted persons in Baquba. / End.