At least 14 Iraqi policemen were killed in a spate of suicide bombings in western Mosul on Saturday, according to a local police officer.

Six Daesh bombers blew up themselves in Bab al-Toub district in Mosul’s Old City with Daesh militants seizing control of two buildings in the area where federal police personnel were stationed, First Lieutenant Harith Kazim told Anadolu Agency.

“Fourteen police personnel were killed and 20 others injured in the attacks,” he said.

He said Iraqi police forces managed to recapture the two buildings after the intervention of the Iraqi warplanes, killing 17 militants.

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