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IED blast kills police officer, injures 3 others south of Kirkuk

IED blast kills police officer, injures 3 others south of Kirkuk
A bomb blast. File Photo

Kirkuk (IraqiNews) An official source informed, on Tuesday, that a Federal Police officer was killed, while three others were injured in an improvised explosive device blast, south of Kirkuk.

In a press statement, the source said that an improvised explosive device exploded near a patrol of the Federal Police in Alhbat area, which is located between al-Rashad area and Daquq District, south of Kirkuk.

The blast killed a police officer and injured three others, the source added.

He further explained, in the statement, that security forces cordoned off the area, while transferred the injured to a nearby hospital, to receive the needed treatment, and the body to the forensic medicine department.

It is noteworthy that several attacks and blast are carried out against the security forces in different areas of the country, leaving casualties among their ranks.



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