Gunmen kill 5 people in northern Iraq
Gunmen killed five people, including two soldiers, in Iraq on Thursday, officials said. Four people were killed in the northern province of Nineveh, including two soldiers, and another was wounded, AFP reported. There were two separate attacks, one of them targeting a checkpoint. In the northern city of Kirkuk, gunmen kidnapped and executed a lawyer. Also, a car bomb in a government car park wounded four people, police said.