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12 security forces killed in Iraq suicide attack

Tikrit: The Islamic State group killed at least 12 members of the Iraqi security forces Sunday when several suicide attackers infiltrated a base near Tikrit, security officials said.

The target was a police force from Nineveh, the northern province of which Mosul is the capital, that was undergoing training at the Speicher military base, a spokesman and a police officer told AFP.

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