US forces kill four in Iraq

A woman, child and two gunmen have been killed by US forces in northern Iraq.

The soldiers fired on a car carrying suspected militants which refused to stop near the city of Mosul.

The military says it regrets the deaths of the civilians.

More on this topic

Navy Seal acquitted of murder in killing of captive in IraqNavy Seal acquitted of murder in killing of captive in Iraq

Protesters block president’s route over Iraqi ferry sinkingProtesters block president’s route over Iraqi ferry sinking

Dozens dead as ferry sinks in Tigris near MosulDozens dead as ferry sinks in Tigris near Mosul

More than 200 mass graves linked to Islamic State terror found in IraqMore than 200 mass graves linked to Islamic State terror found in Iraq

More in this Section

Corbyn demands immediate publication of UK Government’s no-deal dossierCorbyn demands immediate publication of UK Government’s no-deal dossier

Pentagon conducts first test of previously banned missilePentagon conducts first test of previously banned missile

Twitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protestsTwitter shuts Chinese accounts targeting Hong Kong protests

US lawmakers 'could block trade deal' if Good Friday Agreement is underminedUS lawmakers 'could block trade deal' if Good Friday Agreement is undermined


Lifestyle

Timothy Grady is in Bantry this week to host a concert, and read from his classic book about the Irish in London, writes Don O'Mahony.Giving voice to the emigrant experience

A care home builds links with kids, writes Helen O’Callaghan.Inside out: Children learn what it's like to live with dementia.

When you think of someone who is “into skincare”, you probably imagine someone in a face mask.The Skin Nerd: Why face masks aren’t as important as you’d think

With the evenings closing in and a welcome chill in the air, it’s time to embrace the new season now.Make the Transition: Turn over a new leaf this fall

More From The Irish Examiner