Five policemen killed in coordinated attack in Iraq’s Fallujah

Middle EastFive policemen killed in coordinated attack in Iraq’s Fallujah

BAGHDAD: Five policemen were killed and nine others wounded in a coordinated attack involving two suicide bombers and several gunmen in the city of Fallujah, 65 kilometers (40 miles) west of Iraqi capital Baghdad on Monday morning, Iraqi officials said.

One bomber detonated his explosives-laden belt at the main checkpoint outside police headquarters in the city, while second bomber blew himself up near the building gates as security forces engaged in a shootout with the gunmen, who later fled the scene, a police officer said.

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