Kirkuk / Nina / 16 people were killed and wounded in a traffic accident south of Kirkuk this morning.
Brigadier General Sarhad Qader director of the police in Kirkuk in a statement told the National Iraqi News Agency/ Nina /: "A passenger car collided with a saloon one on the main road between Kirkuk and Baghdad near Daquq, led the accident which killed 4 and injured 12 of the two cars."
He added: "Some of the wounded have serious injuries and in critical condition."
He explained: "The incident occurred because of the speed and non-compliance with the rules of traffic." / End