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Suicide truck bomber kills 13 in Iraq attack

Written by: Staff

Baghdad, June 21: A suicide truck bomber killed at least 13 people when he rammed his vehicle into the municipal headquarters of a northern Iraqi town today, collapsing part of the building and demolishing nearby houses, police said.

Police said the blast took place in Sulaiman Bek, a town 90 km south of Kirkuk. They said the dead included women and children and that at least 35 people had been wounded. Many houses had been caught in the blast.

Captain Farhad Shwani, a policeman based in Kirkuk, said police were pulling bodies from the rubble and that dozens had been killed or wounded in the blast.


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