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3 police officers killed, injured in car bomb atack in Kirkuk

Two police officers were killed in a suicide car bomb that targeted a security checkpoint in southwest of Kirkuk, a security source told The Baghdad Post on Thursday.

"Two federal policemen were killed and one was wounded by a suicide car bomb that targeted a checkpoint in Abbasi town," the source added.

Security forces cordoned the area following the blast, the police said, and opened a probe into the incident.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.