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A car bomb explodes in Anbar Province, western Iraq


Today, Sunday, Iraqi local media reported that a car bomb exploded in Anbar Governorate, in the west of the country.


Local sources said that a car bomb driven by a suicide bomber targeted a police headquarters, adding that the security forces in the province confronted the car and killed its driver.


The head of the Supreme Security Committee for the Iraqi elections, Lieutenant-General Abdul-Amir Al-Shammari, announced the completion of all plans for securing the Iraqi elections scheduled for the tenth of October this year.. He indicated that the security forces had entered a state of alert, and all border crossings and airports would be closed.


 Al-Shammari said that the Iraqi Prime Minister, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces, Mustafa Al-Kazemi will supervise the procedures for securing the elections, pointing out that a comprehensive curfew will be imposed when necessary, and it was decided not to allow mobile phones to enter polling stations and prevent the use of drones, and it will be on the tenth of October is a public holiday, and malls and malls will be closed on election day.


 For his part, the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners of the Iraqi Electoral Commission, Judge Jalil Adnan, confirmed that the commission has a high-level coordination with the security services, and that all the commission's warehouses are secured.


In the same context, the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, head of the United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, confirmed that the United Nations mission will provide all kinds of support for the success of the October elections, noting that international observers will be deployed at polling stations, and that the votes of voters will be audible.


The elections in Iraq will start on the tenth of this month, amid strict security measures, and under the supervision of international and local monitoring to ensure the integrity of the elections.

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