Iraq: Suicide truck bomber kills 7, wounds 50

A suicide truck bomber struck an Iraqi police agency in northern Iraq on Sunday, killing at least seven people and wounding 50, police said, while overnight clashes between US troops and Shi'ite militiamen reportedly left at least five people dead and 19 wounded. The explosion, which occurred about 10:30 a.m., devastated a building housing the highway police directorate in the Albu Ajil village on the eastern outskirts of Tikrit, a police officer said.