FILE - Iraqi security forces inspect the site of a blast in Bartala in the Nineveh province, north of Baghdad. (TOPSHOTS/AFP PHOTO/STR)
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
A predawn attack on an army encampment guarding an oil pipeline in northern Iraq killed 15 soldiers Tuesday as authorities grapple with near-daily attacks and running battles with militants.The latest bloodshed comes with unrest at its worst in Iraq in nearly six years, and has fueled fears that, with elections due in April, the country is on the brink of slipping back into the sectarian violence that plagued it in the years following the 2003 U.S.-led invasion. A car bomb targeting security forces Monday carrying out raids in Khaldiyeh, a conflict-hit area of Anbar province, killed nine policemen, Lieutenant Colonel Hamad al-Tiktakhi said.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE