At Least 20 Killed in Separate Attacks in Iraqi Cities

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Getty Images(BAGHDAD, Iraq) — At least 20 people were killed in separate attacks in Iraq on Sunday.

More than 18 police died and 26 were injured following a suicide car bomb attack in Baghdad near the Iraqi Police Academy.

In the northern city of Baquba, suspected al-Qaeda gunmen shot and killed four police informants, in addition, three law enforcement officials were also killed by gunmen at a security checkpoint in Abu Khamis, reports BBC News.

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