The Islamic State jihadist group on Thursday claimed a suicide bombing at a police headquarters in west Baghdad, saying it was carried out by a Dutch national.
In an online statement, IS said that "Abu Abdullah al-Hollandi" carried out the attack using an explosives-rigged belt.
At least 15 people were killed and 26 others wounded in separate attacks across the Iraqi province of Anbar Sunday, police said.
At least eight policemen were killed and ten others injured Sunday in a suicide bomb attack in Iraq`s Kirkuk Governorate province, a police source said.
Insurgents assaulted a police headquarters in northern Iraq early Wednesday, killing nine policemen as part of a series of attacks that left at least 14 dead as the country grapples with a growing surge of violence.
Iraqi soldiers and policemen cast their ballots for provincial elections on Saturday, a week ahead of the main vote that comes amid an uptick in violence and a long-running political crisis.
A protest over electricity shortages
in Iraq`s southern port city of Basra turned deadly with troops fatally shooting one demonstrator, police officials said.
An Iraqi raid on an Iranian opposition group`s camp north of Baghdad killed seven people, according to a police officer and members of the exile group.
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