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Suicide car bombing kills 2 in Iraq

IANS  |  Tikrit (Iraq) 

At least two security members were killed and six others were wounded on Tuesday in a in Iraq's city, officials said.

from Salahudin provincial confirmed the toll to

Earlier, from the said that a went off in the afternoon at a security checkpoint at the northern entrance of Tikrit, some 170 km north of Iraq's capital

The incident occurred during a search of the car at the checkpoint, he said.

No group claimed responsibility for the attack, but the Islamic State militant group, in most cases, are responsible for such suicide attacks targeting Iraqi security forces and areas where crowds of people gather, including markets, cafes and mosques across the country.

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First Published: Tue, January 08 2019. 19:48 IST
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