Suicide bomber hits Iraq army checkpoint, three killed




 
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Suicide bomber hits Iraq army checkpoint, three killed
 
February 5th, 2013  
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Suicide bomber hits Iraq army checkpoint, three killed
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide bomber detonated a car packed with explosives at an Iraqi army checkpoint north of Baghdad on Tuesday, killing at least three people, police said, in an apparent attempt to destabilize the Shi'ite-led government. The blast in Taji, 20 km (12 miles) north of the capital, followed another suicide attack in the same town a day earlier that killed at least 22 people. It was the eighth suicide bombing in a month in Iraq, where insurgents are seeking to inflame tensions between Shi'ite, Sunni and ethnic Kurdish factions a year after U.S. troops pulled out of the ...




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