Death toll in attack on west Iraq police force rises to 27

March 5, 2012 12:13


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analysis from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user experience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Report and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew - Ivrit
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief


FALLUJAH, Iraq - The death toll in an attack on Iraqi police forces on Monday in the western town of Haditha has risen to 27, police and medical sources said.

A police source, who had been ferrying the victims to the hospital morgue, said gunmen had killed 27 members of the security forces and wounded three. One of the gunmen also died, the source said.A medical source at Haditha hospital said they had received 27 bodies of slain victims, and three wounded policemen were being treated.

The police source said a curfew had been imposed on the town after the pre-dawn attack.

Read full story here

Join Jerusalem Post Premium Plus now for just $5 and upgrade your experience with an ads-free website and exclusive content. Click here>>

Related Content

Breaking news
July 24, 2019
France to Iran: Need to return to nuclear compliance


Cookie Settings