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Bombs kill 2 Iraq election commission workers: army

Security forces stand guard outside a polling station during parliamentary elections in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)

KIRKUK, Iraq: Two roadside bombs in northern Iraq killed two employees of the country's Independent High Electoral Commission as the public voted in national elections on Wednesday, an army general said.

The bombs targeted the same area of a village northwest of the ethnically-mixed city of Kirkuk, and also wounded two security officers, according to army Major General Mohammed Khalaf al-Dulaimi.

 

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