At least six people were killed and 15 others wounded on Sunday after eight suicide bombers attacked security forces and a local government building northwest of Baghdad , Agence France-Presse reported officials as saying.
The death toll included three members of the local council for the Rawa area of Anbar province and three police, police Captain Mohammed Ahmed al-Rawi and local council member Suhaib al-Rawi told AFP.
Two bombers on foot and another driving a vehicle rigged with explosives attacked the police headquarters for the area , while another suicide bomber driving a vehicle hit an army checkpoint at the town’s entrance.
Meanwhile, three bombers on foot and another in a vehicle attacked the local administrative headquarters for the area, where officials were meeting.
Earlier on Sunday and in a separate incident, a suicide bomber hit the town of Samarra in northern Iraq, targeting senior government official Nasser Dawood . Dawood was not hurt in the blast, but six members of his family were killed.