News | Classifieds | Community |Directory | Today's Ads | RICentral.com
 

AP
  Breaking news
  Nation
  World
  Business
  Technology
  Politics
  Health
  Sports
  Multimedia
  Movies & music
News
Classifieds
Business Directory
Our Newspaper
Subscription Info
Personals
Newsstand
Message Board
Sports Wire!
Fun and Games
Shopping
Consumer Guide
Personal Finance
Lifestyles
USA Weekend

Apr 23, 5:17 AM EDT

Islamic State attacks Iraq police base, 1 killed



Multimedia
Last U.S. combat troop leaves Iraq
Iraqi Election 2010: What's at Stake?
Returning Troops Find Alternative Motivations
U.S. Troop Casualties in Iraq
Related Stories
Islamic State attacks Iraq police base, 1 killed

26 hostages, including Qatar royals, freed in bargain

US trying to determine what chemical IS used in Iraq attack

Bookstore on wheels turns heads in Baghdad

Patrolling western Mosul a weary grind for Iraqi police

Interactive
Iraqi Communities in the U.S.

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi officials say Islamic State militants have attacked a police base in a town that is being used as a staging ground for the Mosul offensive, killing at least one policeman.

Cpt. Mahmoud Attia, a police spokesman, told The Associated Press that a sleeper cell of three IS fighters attacked the base Sunday in Hamam al-Alil, some 30 kilometers (20 miles) south of Mosul.

Rudaw, a local television channel whose reporters were inside the base, said at least two suicide attackers entered the facility before detonating their payloads.

A Federal Police officer, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to brief reporters, said one police officer was killed in the attack.

---

Associated Press writer Qassim Abdul-Zahra in Baghdad contributed to this report.

© 2017 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Learn more about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.


Return to
local news ...


 Pawtucket Times
 RICentral.com
News | Classifieds | Directory | Today's Ads | RICentral.com