5 killed in Baghdad by Iraqi insurgents

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 14, 2010 11:28

BAGHDAD —Gunmen killed five Iraqi security officials in a half-hour shooting spree on Saturday targeting checkpoints in Shiite-dominated neighborhoods around Baghdad, according to Iraqi authorities.

Two police officials related that the gunmen had killed four policemen and a member of a government-backed group of Sunni fighters.

Officials at two hospitals and the Baghdad morgue confirmed the deaths.


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