Five Iraqi soldiers killed in al-Qaeda attack
Five Iraqi soldiers were killed and four others injured in an attack blamed by security sources on al-Qaeda outside the city of Baquba on Wednesday, dpa reported.
The attack occurred as members of the fifth division of the Iraqi army raided a home filled with explosives in the area of Qadaa Khaneqeen, 155 kilometres northeast of the city of Baquba.
Gunmen belonging to al-Qaeda attacked the army forces and detonated several explosives, the sources said.
The blasts completely destroyed the house.