Bomb kills two US troops as two Iraqi oil officials shot dead
A roadside bomb killed two American troops and wounded three in central Iraq, the U.S. command said Sunday. The patrol was hit Saturday evening in the city of Samarra, about 100 kms north of Baghdad, the U.S. military said in a statement, cited by The AP.
Meanwhile, gunmen killed two employees of Iraq's Ministry of Oil and injured two others on Sunday, police said. According to Reuters, the shooters opened fire on their car in the New Baghdad district of the capital.
A suicide car bomber killed at least five people and wounded 15 in an attack on an Iraqi police headquarters in the northern town of Tikrit on Sunday, police sources said.