Senior Iraqi police officer killed in gunfight

March 21, 2014 - 11:27:35 am

BAGHDAD: A senior Iraqi police officer was killed Friday in clashes between security forces and unknown insurgents in a restive province north of the capital Baghdad, reported Iraqi media.

The officer was identified as Major-General Ragheb Al Emari, the chief of police in the province of Diyala, independent broadcaster Alsumaria said, citing an unnamed security official.

No other casualties were reported. (QNA)