Iraqi police seize insurgents, weapons in Kirkuk province

Other News Materials 25 August 2008 19:48 (UTC +04:00)

Iraqi police on Monday detained five gunmen in Kirkuk province and confiscated weapons and bombs they were hiding, police said, dpa reported.

The gunmen are believed to be members of an umbrella organization known as Islamic State of Iraq and representing a number of Iraqi insurgent groups, Ikram Abdallah, a police official in Kirkuk told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa.

Kirkuk is 250 kilometers north of Baghdad.