Anti-terror officer killed with family in Baghdad

Baghdad, May 19 (IANS) Five people, including an anti-terrorism police officer along with his wife and children, were shot dead by unidentified gunmen in the Iraqi capital Saturday, a government source said.

The incident occurred at dawn when gunmen broke into the house of the officer in al-Rasheed suburb and shot him dead with his wife and two children, reported Xinhua citing a source in Iraq’s interior ministry.

The attackers also shot dead a policeman at a nearby checkpoint while leaving, the source added.

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