Gunmen kill Iraqi security officer

Authorities say gunmen have killed an Interior Ministry official in a drive-by shooting in central Baghdad. Police say the official was driving through the Iraqi capital Sunday when the gunmen pulled up alongside his vehicle and shot him. A medic at Baghdad's al-Kindi hospital confirmed the death.

Bushra Juhi reports for the Associated Press:

Authorities say gunmen have killed an Interior Ministry official in a drive-by shooting in central Baghdad.

Police say the official was driving through the Iraqi capital Sunday when the gunmen pulled up alongside his vehicle and shot him.

A medic at Baghdad's al-Kindi hospital confirmed the death.