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Four army soldiers killed in blast N. Iraq

IRBIL, Feb 6 (KUNA) -- Four Iraqi army soldiers were killed in a bomb blast that targeted their patrol in Mosul, northern Iraq, Iraqi police said on Monday.
A source in Iraqi police told KUNA that a roadside bomb exploded when an Iraqi military patrol ran into it in the town of Hadbaa, northern Mosul, causing the death of four soldiers of the patrol.
On the other hand, an Iraqi police force raided and searched the town of Al-Wehda, leading to the arrest of Falah Hamoudi Marzouq, the so-called "minister of finance of the Islamic state of Iraq," the source added, pointing out that the detainee had a previous post of "military amir" for Haditha town in Anbar district, and Biji town in Salah Al-Din district. (end) sbr.ma KUNA 062141 Feb 12NNNN