Subscribe Register Login

Friday, April 18, 2014, 3:55 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Iraq: Death toll in suicide attack hits 18

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 4, 2013 at 7:13 a.m.

— Iraqi officials have raised the death toll in a suicide attack against anti-al-Qaida fighters north of Baghdad to 18.

Two police officers say the suicide bomber, who detonated his explosives belt Monday among a group of pro-government militiamen, killed at least 18 and wounding 42.

The men targeted by the bomber were gathering to collect their salaries outside one of their headquarters in the town of Taji.

Three medical officials confirmed the casualties. All officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they are not authorized to release information to the media.

The blast comes a day after several suicide attackers on foot and in two explosives-laden cars hit a provincial police headquarters in Kirkuk, also north of Baghdad, killing at least 15 people and wounding 90.

Comments on: Iraq: Death toll in suicide attack hits 18

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Director care positi

    timber ridgedirect Care Positions Benton, ARProvide support ...
    BENTON, AR

  • Warehouse spec.

    Community Relations Coordinator-Nonprofit seeks Community Re...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Nursing instructor

    Practical Arkansas Tech University — Ozark Campus invites ap...
    OZARK, AR

  • Recruiter

    field representative outside salesperson or recruiter needed...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Masters level therap

    Arkansas Counseling Associatesist or RN:Must have a Masters ...
    WARM SPRINGS, AR

Search 728 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online