Twin blast in Iraq kills nine policemen

April 5th, 2009 - 4:07 pm ICT by IANS  

Baghdad, April 5 (DPA) Two simultaneous explosions killed nine policemen Sunday in Anbar province west of Baghdad, police said.
A police source told the DPA that the bombs ripped though a patrol in Faluja, 70 km west of Baghdad, killing an officer and eight other policemen.

The Iraqi security forces took over security responsibility for the Sunni-dominated Anbar province in September 2008 from the US-led Multi-National Force in Iraq.

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