Two Iraqi policemen were killed Sunday when a roadside bomb exploded near their patrol in eastern Baghdad, police said.
After the blast, gunmen sped by in a car and showered the policemen with machine gun fire, a police officer said on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to talk to media.
Three policemen and three civilians in the area were wounded, the officer said.
The explosion and shooting occurred around 10 a.m. in east Baghdad's Zayona neighborhood.
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