Four Iraqi Police Officers Were Killed by Bomb; Military Areas at Saudi Arabia Were Attacked

PANAGYURISHTE, (BM) – Your briefly report on June 26 in last 12 hours from BulgarianMilitary.com news team:

Bomb blast kills four Iraqi federal police officers – security sources

Four Iraqi federal police officers were killed on Tuesday after a bomb went off southwest of the oil-rich city of Kirkuk, two security sources told Reuters.

The blast took place near the village of Habat, which lies about 40 km (25 miles) southwest of Kirkuk, on the border between Rashad and Daquq districts.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Islamic State militants are active in the area. Iraq declared victory over the group, which once held large swathes of the country, in December 2017.

But Islamic State has since switched to hit-and-run attacks aimed at undermining the Baghdad government.

Yemen’s Houthis attack military positions at Saudi Abha and Jizan airports – TV

Yemen’s Iran-aligned Houthi group attacked military positions and aircraft hangars at Saudi Arabia’s Abha and Jizan airports, Reuters reported.

There was no immediate confirmation from Saudi authorities.

The Houthis, who ousted the Saudi-backed internationally recognised government from power in the Yemeni capital Sanaa in late 2014, have stepped up missile and drone attacks on Saudi cities this month.

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