Iraq: Truck bomb outside mosque kills at least 35

February 24, 2007 19:25

A truck exploded Saturday as worshippers left a Sunni mosque in a city in a volatile area west of Baghdad, killing at least 35 people and wounding 62, local police said. The blast occurred in Habbaniyah, 80 kilometers west of Baghdad, after prayer services at the mosque, which is adjacent to a police station, police officer Abdul-Aziz Mohammed said. Habbaniyah lie between the cities of Ramadi and Fallujah in the insurgent stronghold of Anbar province.

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