9 killed in gun battle in Iraq Shiite district

July 7, 2006 10:29

Iraqi soldiers clashed with gunmen in a Shiite district of Baghdad Friday and local officials said as many as nine people were killed and 34 wounded. The Iraqi forces came under fire during a raid aimed at an "insurgent leader" in eastern Baghdad, sparking a gunfight, the US military said in a statement.

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