Army force kills suicide bomber in Mosul
3/5/2011 10:37 PM
NINEWA / Aswat al-Iraq: An Iraqi army force shot dead a man inside his house in Ninewa before he was out for a suicide operation, a military source said on Saturday.
“An Iraqi army force from the 2nd Division stationed in Mosul killed a man who was planning a suicide attack in the area of al-Arbajiya today (March 5),” the source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
“The Division received intelligence tip-offs that led an army force to the house of a bomber.
He tried to escape after the force’s fire wounded him.
He later blew himself up and died instantly,” he added.
“There was no casualties reported amongst the raiding military force,” the source added.
Mosul, the capital city of the unrest-stricken multi-ethnic province of Ninewa, lies 405 km north of Baghdad.
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