At least five people were killed in two bomb attacks in Iraq’s Salahuddin province, north of the capital Baghdad, on Tuesday, a police source said.

“An improvised explosive device went off at a patrol of Hashd al-Shaabi in the west coast of al-Shirqat district,” a police source told Anadolu Agency on condition of anonymity due to restrictions on speaking to the media.

Three Hashd al-Shaabi paramilitary fighters were killed and as many were injured in the blast.

“Another improvised bomb went off in al-Sura village in al-Shirqat district, resulted in killing of a civilian man and his son,” the

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