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Grenade kills security officer, injures four others northeastern Baghdad

An Iraqi security officer was killed late on Tuesday in Baghdad and four others injured in a grenade attack by a terrorist who managed to flee the scene.

The incident took place while the security forces were carrying out a military operation in the area of Hussainiat al-Ma'amel, northeastern Baghdad, according to a security statement.

The suspect hurled a grenade at the troops after they approached him, leaving a security man dead and four others wounded.

Security forces have began a pursuit against the criminal who is suspected of involvement in ISIS activities in Iraq.