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2 Iraqi commanders killed in suicide attack claimed by Islamic State

ANBAR, Iraq Two Iraqi army commanders were killed Thursday in a suicide attack claimed by Islamic State in the volatile western province of Anbar, where the extremist militia controls extensive territory. The officers killed were Major General Abdel-Rahman Abu Regheef, the deputy commander of Anbar Military Operations, and Brigadier Sefeen Abdel-Majeed, chief of the 10th Army Division. There were conflicting reports about how the attack was carried out. Azal al-Fahdawi, a member of the Anbar local council, said a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-packed car into a motorcade of the two commanders, killing them and an unspecified number of other soldiers north of Islamic State-held...

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