Iraq: Bomber strikes home for elderly, killing two

A suicide bomber wearing an explosives belt blew himself up in a home for the elderly in the southern city of Basra on Tuesday, killing two people and wounding three, police said. The motive of the attack was unclear and an investigation was under way, police Lt. Col. Karim al-Zaida said. The two killed were elderly woman, he said, adding that a woman also was among the three wounded.