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Turkmen parliament candidate survives attack in Kirkuk

Middle East | 2018-04-15 22:06:00
Turkmen parliament candidate survives attack in Kirkuk
   1 killed, 11 others -- including 2 guards of Ammar Kahya -- injured in car bomb attack in Hadra district, police say
An Iraqi Turkmen Front’s (ITF) candidate in parliamentary polls survived a suicide car bomb attack in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, a police official said on Sunday.

The incident took place in front of a used car showroom in Hadra district, from where the parliament candidate Ammar Kahya’s convoy was passing by.

Kahya survived the attack without being hurt but one person was killed and 11 others, including Kahya’s two guards, were injured, Kirkuk Police Director Ali Kemal told Anadolu Agency.

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.
Anadolu Agency
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