IED kills soldier, injures another in Mosul
2/29/2012 8:56 PM
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: A soldier was killed and another wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off near an Iraqi army patrol in western Mosul city on Wednesday, a security source in Ninewa said.
“An IED blast targeted an army patrol in al-Islah al-Zira’ie, western Mosul, today, leaving a soldier killed and another seriously wounded,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
The source added that security forces cordoned off the site of the explosion as the wounded serviceman was rushed to hospital for treatment.
Mosul, the capital city of the restive province of Ninewa, is located 405 km north of Baghdad.
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