Iraq: 14 dead, 13 wounded in suicide bombing

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October 7, 2006 15:31




Fourteen people were killed in a suicide bombing northwest of Baghdad on Saturday. The bomber hit a checkpoint at 8:45 a.m. (0545 GMT) in the northern city of Tal Afar, 420 kilometers (260 miles) northwest of Baghdad, said police Brig. Sabah al-Maamari. The explosion killed four soldiers and 10 civilians - some of whom died when parts of their homes nearby crumbled with the concussion from the blast, he said. Four soldiers and nine civilians were also wounded.


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