Five killed in latest Iraq violence
Two suicide bombers were among three
terrorists killed Wednesday in a clash with US forces in Iraq's Diyala, while two civilians were killed and 20 wounded in three blasts in different Baghdad districts, the US military and police said, dpa reported. In the
first blast, a civilian was killed and seven were injured in a car bomb attack
in al-Jadieda district in southeastern Baghdad, a police source who spoke on
condition of anonymity told the Voices of Iraq (VOI) news agency.
A second explosion caused by a roadside bomb in eastern Baghdad killed a civilian and wounded seven other people near the national theatre in al-Karada district.
A third blast struck a police patrol, leaving three police and three civilians wounded, VOI reported.
In Diyala province, one bomber was shot dead and another detonated his explosives as the troops approached, killing himself but causing no other casualties, the military said. Diyala is a stronghold of the al-Qaeda in Iraq terrorist network.
In other developments, a US soldier died Wednesday of injures suffered a day earlier in a Baghdad bombing, the US military said, while the body of a woman was found a street near al-Kut, southeast of the capital, VOI reported.