Report: 3 traffic cops killed in Baghdad

By ASSOCIATED PRESS
August 7, 2010 01:57

BAGHDAD — A drive-by shooting and a bomb hidden in a motorcycle killed three traffic policemen in Baghdad on Friday, taking to eight the number from the city's force killed this week, police and hospital officials said.

Two traffic police were killed in a drive-by shooting in a western Baghdad neighborhood Friday in which gunmen used pistols fitted with silencers, police officials said. A third was killed in central Baghdad by a bomb hidden in a parked motorcycle. The blast wounded four others, they said.All officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to talk to the media.


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