Suicide bomber kills 8, wounds 19 in northern Iraq

April 30, 2011 20:15

MOSUL, Iraq - At least eight people were killed and 19 others wounded on Saturday when a suicide bomber blew himself up at an Iraqi army checkpoint next to a market in the northern city of Mosul, a police official said.

Nineveh province police Lieutenant Colonel Mahmoud al-Jibouri said the dead included five soldiers, while two soldiers were amongst the wounded.

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