Suicide bomber detonates outside new Iraqi PM's house

By REUTERS
August 13, 2014 03:38




BAGHDAD - A suicide bomber attacked a checkpoint near the Baghdad home of new Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Tuesday, two police sources and local media said.

"The suicide bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint that leads to the prime minister's house," said one of the police sources.

There was no word on casualties. Officials in Abadi's office were not immediately available for comment.

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