12 Iraqi policemen killed in assault in Kirkuk

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Twelve Iraqi policemen have been killed Sunday in a suspected Daesh/ISIS assault in Kirkuk in northern Iraq, in keeping with native media.

An explosive machine exploded at a federal police patrol earlier than suspected Daesh/ISIS terrorists opened fireplace on the power, Baghdad Today web site stated, citing a neighborhood police supply.

Iraqi Prime Minister Muhammad Shia al-Sudani instantly ordered an investigation into the assault.

Daesh/ISIS overran Iraq’s Mosul, Salahuddin and Anbar provinces in 2014, in addition to components of Diyala and Kirkuk provinces, earlier than these areas have been progressively free of the phobia group.

Iraqi authorities introduced victory in opposition to Daesh/ISIS on Dec. 9, 2017, but the group nonetheless carries out sporadic assaults within the rural areas of those provinces.