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Suicide bomber attacks army checkpoint in in Iraq

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 - 00:36

March 26 - At least nine people are dead after suicide bomber targets a checkpoint at a bridge in Taji north of Baghdad. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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At least nine people are killed in Iraq and 25 others wounded after a suicide bomber drove a truck packed with explosives to an army checkpoint late Tuesday. No one is immediately claiming responsibility for the attack -- but suicide bombings are a trademark of al Qaeda- affiliated groups. Security in Iraq has been shaken by a year of relentless violence with nearly 8000 civilians killed in 2013, the worst period for the country since 2008.

Suicide bomber attacks army checkpoint in in Iraq

Wednesday, Mar 26, 2014 - 00:36

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