2 civilians killed, 3 wounded in Diala attack
3/5/2011 11:56 PM
DIALA / Aswat al-Iraq: Two civilians were killed and three others wounded in an armed attack by gunmen north of Baaquba city on Saturday, a local security source in Diala said.
“Unidentified gunmen opened a volley of fire from their Kalashnikov assault rifles on a gathering of civilians at a café in the area of Umm al-Nakhl, al-Khalis district, (15 km) north of Baaquba, leaving two people killed and three others injured,” the source told of Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
The source did not give further details nor elaborated on the identity of the victims.
Baaquba, the capital city of the troubled province of Diala, lies 57 km northeast of Baghdad.
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