An officer and a security element were killed east of Kirkuk

Kirkuk, A security source announced the martyrdom of an officer and a security member of the Kirkuk police.

He said that unidentified gunmen attacked, after midnight, an emergency police patrol belonging to the third regiment during the inspection of points on the Hawally road leading to Sulaymaniyah, which led to the martyrdom of Lieutenant Colonel Nawzad Hassan and Commissioner Muhammad Pasha.

It is noteworthy that the area east of Kirkuk is active from time to time in fuel smuggling and drug activity.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency