Killed 27 Policemen in Armed Attacks in Western Iraq

Killed 27 policemen in attacks by more than 50 militants on Monday targeted police checkpoints and the homes of security officials in the city of Haditha in western Iraq, according to security and medical sources .

“Gunmen wearing army uniforms driving stolen modern military vehicles attacked east and west simultaneously,” The Director of Police Barwana south of Haditha said .

“The gunmen entered in the city where other members of these gropus was waiting for them in civilian cars . Their number became more than fifty, and launched attacks on police checkpoints. ” He added .

The police source said the victims were transported to the morgue hospital , gunmen killed 27 members of the security forces and wounded three other . He said one of the gunmen was also killed .

Curfew imposed by police after the incident .

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