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Oct 16-31, 2016 Issue
Dayafter Digital Magazine
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  10 killed in Iraq violence


Baghdad,   Ten people were killed and nine others wounded while three civilians were kidnapped in separate incidents of violence in Iraq Wednesday, police said.

In one of the attacks, a roadside bomb went off near a bus carrying farm workers on a main road near the town of Hafriyah, some 50 km southeast of the Iraq's capital Baghdad, killing eight workers and wounding six others, a local police source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

In a separate incident, gunmen stormed a car repair workshop and shot dead the owner before they fled the scene, an interior ministry source told Xinhua.

In another incident, gunmen attacked a police checkpoint in the city of Baiji, some 200 km north of Baghdad, killing a policeman and wounding three others, a local police source said.

In addition, unidentified gunmen kidnapped three civilians from a village located east of the city of Shirqat, some 280 km north of Baghdad, a local police source said.

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