Four gunmen arrested near Anbar primary school

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Anbar provincial police said on Tuesday (November 6th) it arrested four gunmen as they tried to blow up a primary school using a tin filled with explosives northeast of Fallujah.

"A police patrol on a routine mission noticed there were four people outside the school fence," Anbar police spokesperson Col. Rahim Zaban said. "When the patrol approached them, they opened fire as they attempted to escape."

The police the arrested the men, while an army engineering unit evacuated the school and neutralised the explosives, he said.

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