Iraqi forces kill 6 militants near Baghdad

Written by  Published by:Shiite News
Published in Iraq
Tuesday, 06 August 2013


army iraqIraqi forces have clashed with armed militants in a town north of Baghdad, killing at least six of them amid a wave of deadly attacks in the Arab country.

The clashes between security forces and militants erupted in the area of Sulaiman Bek, which lies on the road

Iraq’s Interior Ministry has said that militants have launched an open war in Iraq and they want to push the Middle Eastern country into chaos.

"> that connects Baghdad to Kirkuk, army Staff Lieutenant General Abdulamir Al-Zaidi said on Monday.

The senior Iraqi general said that as many as 10 militants were arrested and two car bombs and three motorcycle bombs were also defused in the incident.

On Saturday, Zaidi survived a bomb attack that killed nine soldiers during an operation against al-Qaeda militants in an area about 30 kilometers north of the city of Baquba in Diyala province.

“I was targeted directly,” Zaidi said, adding that he was about 50 meters away from the site of the attack, but was not injured.

In another attack on the same day near Baquba, unidentified gunmen killed a mother and her two adult daughters in their home.

A roadside bomb also killed a man and his 11-year-old son in the center of the city of Tikrit, north of Baghdad.

Iraq is witnessing its worst bloodshed since 2008 and civilians are a prime target in the violence.

The United Nations said on August 1st that more than 1,000 people were killed in Iraq in July, making it the country's deadliest month in five years.

In a statement issued on July 29, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon said that he was alarmed by the increased violence in Iraq that was "aimed at ripping apart the country's social fabric," adding that the country was “at another crossroads.”

Iraq’s Interior Ministry has said that militants have launched an open war in Iraq and they want to push the Middle Eastern country into chaos.

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