Suicide attack targets Iraqi police recruits

Iraqi police said a suicide bomber has targeted police recruits near a checkpoint in Kirkuk, killing at least one and wounding 14. Iraqi Police Brig. Gen. Burhan Tayeb Taha said the suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt about 8:30 a.m. Friday while approaching a checkpoint near a police academy. The Iraqi general said early reports show the bomber killed one police recruit and wounded 10 others. He says the bomber also wounded four civilians. The general said the numbers of casualties may rise.