Suicide bomber kills 5 in Iraq Basra port

By REUTERS
June 13, 2011 08:52

 
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BASRA - A suicide bomber in a car blew himself up outside a police brigade unit in Iraq's southern oil port city of Basra on Monday, killing five people and wounding 15, police and officials said.

They said the bomber attempted to drive an explosives-filled car into the police compound but when guards tried to stop him the driver detonated the vehicle.

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