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Iraq bomb blasts kill at least 4

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 00:43

May 28 - Four are dead after about 10 blasts in a disputed northern town apparently target Iraq's Shi'ite Turkmen. Nathan Frandino reports.

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The Shi'ite Turkmen in Iraq are on edge after officials say several bomb blasts killed at least four. The bombs struck late Tuesday outside the homes of the minority group in Tuz Khurmatu, north of Baghdad. The explosions came at a time of heightened tensions between the central government and ethnic Kurds over oil rights. Iraq is trying to stop oil exports from Kurdistan, filing for arbitration against Turkey. The Kurds have built a pipeline to Turkey that circumvents federal export infrastructure. There was no immediate claim of responsibility.

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Iraq bomb blasts kill at least 4

Tuesday, May 27, 2014 - 00:43