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Suicide bomber north of Baghdad kills 3 police: mayor

Iraqi inmates cast their ballot at a prison in Baghdad, on April 28, 2014 ahead of Iraq's first general elections since US troops withdrew in 2011. AFP PHOTO / ALI AL-SAADI

KIRKUK, Iraq: A suicide bomber targeted a polling centre in Tuz Khurmatu north of Baghdad on Monday, killing three policemen and wounding seven, the town's mayor said.

The attacker struck shortly after another suicide bomber blew himself up at a polling centre in Baghdad, killing five people and wounding seven as security forces were casting their votes before Wednesday's parliamentary elections.

 

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