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 Diyala Police Chief killed in bomb blast in southern Baquba

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Diyala Police Chief killed in bomb blast in southern Baquba

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A bomb blast. Archival photo. 

(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A source in Diyala police announced on Sunday, that Diyala Police Chief was killed in a bomb blast in southern Baquba, along with one of his bodyguards.

The source said in a statement received by IraqiNews.com, “An adhesive IED exploded inside the vehicle of Diyala Police Chief Col. Khalid al-Karkhi while inspecting the security troops near Hayat Hospital in southern Baquba, killing him on the spot, along with one of his bodyguards.”

The source, who asked anonymity, added, “The police forces transferred the bodies to the forensic medicine department and opened an investigation into the incident.”

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