(MENAFN- Trend News Agency ) At least eight police officers were killed in a Daesh ambush on a highway in Iraq Saturday, according to a local police officer, Anadolu reported.
Diyala Police Captain Habib al-Shammari told Anadolu Agency the ambush took place at the Baghdad-Kirkuk highway.
The eight police officers were taken to a hill and were shot dead, he added.
Lt. Semir al-Hamidi said federal police and Hashd al-Shaabi forces had been sent to the area following the incident.
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