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Six policemen killed in Iraq insurgent attack

Gunmen opened fire at a checkpoint in the Iraqi town of Baquba killing six and wounding two others.

india Updated: Jun 03, 2006 16:12 IST
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Gunmen opened fire at a checkpoint in the Iraqi town of Baquba on Saturday, killing six policemen and wounding two, police said.

The attack took place in the centre of the town, 60 km north of Baghdad.

It is in a religiously mixed area that has seen frequent attacks by insurgents from the Sunni Arab minority seeking to topple the Shi'ite-led government.

First Published: Jun 03, 2006 16:12 IST