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Suicide bomber attacks army checkpoint in in Iraq

Wednesday, March 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.

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Suicide bomber attacks army checkpoint in in Iraq

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 00:36