Five Iraqi soldiers killed at Baghdad military base
Five Iraqi soldiers were killed in gunfire inside a military base in western Baghdad, and the shooter was arrested for interrogation, Trend reports referring to Xinhua.
Baghdad Operations Command (BOC), responsible for security in Baghdad, said that it has launched a probe into the incident of killing five soldiers after capturing the perpetrator, according to a statement by media office of the Iraqi Joint Operations Command (JOC).
The statement did not give further details about the incident, but an army officer anonymously told Xinhua that "a soldier opened fire on a group of soldiers in a military base in Abu Ghraib area in west of Baghdad, leaving five soldiers killed and a sixth injured."
The wounded soldier was transferred to a military hospital for treatment, the officer said.