13 killed, 12 injured in N. Iraq violence

Thirteen people, including security forces, were killed and 12 injured on Sunday in separate attacks

13 killed, 12 injured in N. Iraq violence

Thirteen people, including security forces, were killed and 12 injured on Sunday in separate attacks in northern Iraq, according to security sources.

Seven soldiers were killed and nine wounded in a drive-by shooting on a military checkpoint in the city of Mosul, police officer Ghalib al-Tayi told Anadolu Agency.

He said two policemen were killed and an officer injured in a separate explosion in Mosul.

A security official said four tribesmen were killed and two injured in clashes between two tribes in a village 20km northwest of Mosul.

"All of the victims had sustained gunshots," the official told AA, requesting anonymity.

Recent months have seen an uptick in violence across Iraq.

AA

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