Police chief of northern Iraqi town killed
The police chief of the northern Iraqi town of Sharqat was killed by gunmen who ambushed his car on Wednesday, police and hospital officials said. They said Mikhlif Khalaf was shot dead in the northern city of Mosul, east of Sharqat.
Insurgents trying to topple Iraq’s U.S.-backed government have assassinated dozens of senior police and civil service officials. Full Story