Iraq: Suicide car bomber strikes police, kills 14

A suicide car bomber struck police gathering for roll call in a town near Tikrit, killing at least 14 people and wounding 40, police said. The explosion occurred as police were lining up at the gate of the Dawr police station, about 20 kilometers (12 miles) southeast of Saddam Hussein's hometown of Tikrit, Capt. Abdel-Samad Mohammed said, giving the casualty toll. Mohammed said all the victims were members of the police force.