By Ibrahim Salih and Hussein al-Amir
Four people, including a policeman, were killed in attacks in Iraq, according to security officials on Wednesday.
Suspected Daesh militants opened fire on a checkpoint manned by federal police forces late Tuesday in al-Dibs district, northwest of Kirkuk, Police Captain Hamid al-Obeidi told Anadolu Agency.
He said one policeman was killed in the attack.
Gunmen also opened fire on a café in northern Baghdad, killing three civilians, Police Captain Hatem al-Jabri said.
Though no group has yet claimed responsibility for the attacks, Iraqi authorities usually blame the Daesh terrorist group for that kind of attacks.
In the summer of 2014, Daesh overran much of northern and western Iraq.
After a three-year war, the Iraqi government declared late in 2017 that Daesh's military presence in Iraq had been all but ended through operations backed by a U.S.-led international alliance.Anadolu Agency website contains only a portion of the news stories offered to subscribers in the AA News Broadcasting System (HAS), and in summarized form. Please contact us for subscription options.