Wednesday, 15 October 2014 11:08
In another development reflecting the confusion of the current government, due to successive blows it has recently had, the Anbar provincial council confirmed the dismissal of the commander of the so-called “Anbar Operations Command”, Major General Rashid Falaih, and named Lt. Gen. Tariq al-Azzawi to replace him, and likewise is the appointment of Major General (Kazim Fahdawi) chief of the provincial police, to take over the position of Major General (Ahmed Saddag al-Dulaimi), who was killed in an IED attack two days ago.
Citing (Ahmed Humaid Sharqi) the head of the so-called security committee in the Anbar provincial council, as saying in a statement published today: The Council issued in coordination with the competent authorities in Baghdad, a decision to dismiss Gen. (Rashid Flaih) from his position, after his failure in the management of the battles against the militants, and also the Council decided to appoint Lt. Gen. (Tareq al-Azzawi) instead of him. “
In Salahuddin province, the ongoing violence killed four people, including two members of the so-called popular mobilization in two separate incidents Tuesday afternoon south of the northern city of Tikrit, where a sniper open fire from a machine gun on the two members in the area (Awainat ) south of Tikrit, which resulted in death of both on site, while one civilian and his daughter were killed after a mortar attack on their home in the neighborhood of Baiji, north of Tikrit.
While, in vague circumstances a government security force has found Tuesday afternoon (30) bodies of unidentified people were killed by shooting north of the city of Hilla, Babil province, a government security source said that a security force has found the bodies, dumped in a sewer of a military units in the old Camp of Mahaweel north of Hilla. “
Meanwhile, at least 14 people have been killed and 29 others wounded in a car bomb was driven by an unknown person near the Abdul Mohsen al-Kazimi Square in the area Kazimiyah Tuesday afternoon north of the capital Baghdad, it was among the dead (Ahmed al-Khafaji) member of the current parliament for the Basra province within a block of Badr of the State of Law, it is noted that this is the second blast of its kind the area within the last 24 hours, where the region witnessed Saturday evening, the killing of nine people and wounding 31 others, by a similar attack in the Yard of Aden.
In Baghdad, as well, three people were killed and nine others wounded when a roadside bomb exploded Tuesday evening near a popular market in the neighborhood (A’mil) southwest of the capital.
In a similar attack, two civilians were killed and seven others wounded when a roadside bomb exploded Tuesday evening near a popular cafe in the neighborhood (Zahra) east of the capital Baghdad.
In a fourth incident of its kind today, a civilian was killed and eight others wounded when a roadside bomb on Tuesday evening in the area (Bab Mu’zam) in central Baghdad.
Furthermore, killing of a government soldier and 18 others wounded, including members of the so-called “popular mobilization” by the clashes broke out Tuesday evening in (Latifiyah) south of the capital.
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