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Police officer killed in bomb blast in Iraq

BAGHDAD, April 20 (KUNA) -- A police officer was killed in a bomb blast in the district of Heit west of Al-Anbar Governorate on Tuesday, police said.
A police source said three blasts rocked the region; two targeted civilians' houses and a third explosion ripped through patrol of a police officer who died along with a policeman. This blast occurred when the police squad arrived at the scene where the houses were blown up.
Security forces sealed off the scene and carried out investigations. (end) mhg.rk KUNA 201548 Apr 10NNNN