Suicide car bomb explodes on highway near oilfields in southern Iraq

May 19, 2017 20:16

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BASRA, Iraq, May 19 - A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint on a highway near oilfields in Iraq's southern province of Basra on Friday, police sources said.

Several people were killed in the blast at the Rumeila checkpoint, including two soldiers and a number of civilians in a bus, the sources said

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