Gunmen kill Iraqi policeman with 4 family members

By REUTERS
July 8, 2013 00:03

 
X

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 analyses 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 uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • 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

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

HILLA, Iraq - Unidentified gunmen killed a police officer along with four members of his family inside their home in the southern Iraqi city of Hilla late on Sunday, police and medics said.

The attackers, who were driving a private vehicle, broke into the officer's house in the evening, holding him and his mother, wife and two children in one room before shooting them dead, a military source said.

Military personnel, police and their families are prime targets for Sunni insurgent groups including al-Qaida's Iraqi wing, the Islamic State of Iraq, which see them as tools to support the Shi'ite-led government in its war against them.

Related Content

Breaking news
July 22, 2018
Islamic State announces death of one of its Egypt branch leaders

By REUTERS