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Blast kills 2 in Iraq, including a police officer

By the CNN Wire Staff
STORY HIGHLIGHTS
  • The blast killed a traffic police officer
  • It's the latest of several attacks targeting traffic cops in Baghdad
  • Two people were killed

(CNN) -- A roadside bomb explosion in western Baghdad killed two people and wounded 10 others on Monday, police officials said.

A traffic police officer was among the dead in the Ghazaliya neighborhood.

A wave of violence has targeted Iraqi traffic police in the last week.

CNN's Mohammed Tawfeeq contributed to this report.