12 killed in North Iraq car bomb and suicide attack

By REUTERS
March 7, 2012 14:38

 
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MOSUL, Iraq - A car bomb followed by an attack by a bomber wearing an explosive vest killed 12 people in the northern Iraqi town of Tal Afar on Wednesday, police said.

A local official in Tal Afar said: "A parked car bomb exploded near a restaurant in central Tal Afar. Minutes later, a suicide bomber blew himself up in the crowd."

Police and the official said 12 people had been killed and 15 were wounded in the attack. Tal Afar is near the border with Syria, about 420 km north of Baghdad and just west of the volatile northern city of Mosul.

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