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Suicide blasts hit police HQ in central Iraq

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At least three suicide bombings struck a police headquarters in the restive central Iraqi city of Baquba on Sunday, killing three policemen, security and medical officials said.

The blasts, which went off at about 8:00 pm (1700 GMT), were followed by clashes in the surrounding neighbourhood of Mafreq, with officials warning the casualty toll could rise.

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http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/131103/suicide-blasts-hit-police-hq-central-iraq