Iraqi officials say a roadside bomb has killed
two soldiers in the country's north.
First Lieutenant Khalaf Zidane, confirmed
the death of two off-duty soldiers near
the city of Mosul, 225 miles (360 kilometers)
northwest of Baghdad.
Officials say the two soldiers were heading home when
the bomb struck their civilian car. The officials spoke on condition of
anonymity because they are not authorized to talk to the media.
Separate attacks across Iraq
lead to the death of one woman and the injury of five other people.
In Kirkuk, Protection of Government Installations Director, Colonel
Sherzad Movri, confirmed the
death of one woman who works to protect
government facilities, and the abduction
of her husband when they were
attacked by gunmen wearing
military uniforms in their home in
the district At-tawz south of the
In northern Baghdad, a police
lieutenant colonel pointed out
that five people were injured
in a car bomb parked at a restaurant on the
main road north of the city".
Violence has ebbed in Iraq, but government employees and
security forces are frequently targeted by insurgents.