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IED explodes in Tuz Khurmatu, wounds several civilians


A bomb went off on Saturday in Tuz Khurmatu, south of Kirkuk, wounding several civilians, security officials told the press.

No human casualties were reported so far, according to sources, confirming that investigations on underway to identify whoever is responsible for assembling and planting the IED near the local police station.

Acts of terror have recently increased in Tuz Khurmatu where ISIS sleeper cells are believed to have been regrouping.

Iraqi parliament defense committee has been urging Iraqi forces to launch military operations to eliminate ISIS sleeper cells in Baghdad and the surrounding areas.