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BAGHDAD, Jan. 30 (Xinhua) -- Three Iraqi policemen were killed by a
collected bomb in a southern city, sources with Iraqi police said on Friday.
The Iraqi police found a group of explosive devices in different parts of
Diwaniyah city, 180 kilometers south of Baghdad Thursday. While being
transported to a car to the U.S. base, one of the explosive devices exploded,
killing 3 policemen and wounding 16 others, the source added.
The explosion occurred at the headquarter of the Diwaniyah police.
Some of the wounded were seriously affected and shifted to the nearest
hospital, according to the source.