Cop on leave killed by gunmen in Mosul
3/6/2011 6:51 PM
NINEWA / Aswat al-Iraq: A policeman was shot dead near his house in eastern Mosul city on Sunday, according to a local security source in Ninewa.
“Unidentified gunmen in a vehicle opened fire on a policeman who was on a leave of absence from duty near his house in Aden neighborhood, eastern Mosul, killing him instantly,” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
“The gunmen managed to escape after their attack,” he added, not giving further details about the incident.
Mosul, the capital city of the unrest-stricken multi-ethnic province of Ninewa, lies 405 km north of Baghdad.
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