Iraq: At least nine police killed in blast near Kirkuk

At least nine Iraqi federal police officers have been killed in a bomb blast near Iraq’s north-central city of Kirkuk, security sources told news agency.

The sources said those killed on Sunday were traveling in a convoy when the bomb struck.

The blast took place near the village of Safra, which lies about 30 km (20 miles) southwest of Kirkuk. Two other officers were critically injured.

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Source: Al Jazeera