Baghdad attacks claim 12 lives
Coordinated attacks in the Iraqi capital have claimed the lives of 12 people, leaving 36 others injured, Baghdad's operations command has said, Press TV reported.
The incident took place at the rear gate of Rusafa military command headquarters on unday
"I was shot in two places, and I tried to hide behind the car. When I looked for my colleagues again, they were not there -- all I saw was blood and the vests that they had set aside," AFP quoted a policeman as saying on condition of anonymity.
Iraq continues to grapple with violence in the eighth year of the United States military presence in the country.
The US has said it will withdraw its soldiers from the country by the end of next year.