Suicide bombing kills 2 in eastern Iraq

Five people were also injured in the bombing in Diyala province, says local police captain

Suicide bombing kills 2 in eastern Iraq

World Bulletin / News Desk

Two people were killed and five others injured in a suicide bombing in Iraq's eastern Diyala province on Sunday, according to a local police officer.

A bomber blew up his vehicle at a security checkpoint on the road linking the capital Baghdad to the northern Kirkuk city early Sunday, captain Habib al-Shemari said.

He said the bomber detonated the bomb-laden vehicle when he was stopped by security forces for searching at the checkpoint.

There was no claim of responsibility for the attack.

Militants have stepped up suicide bombings in Iraq amid an ongoing Iraqi offensive to dislodge ISIL from Mosul, the terrorist group's last strongh

Güncelleme Tarihi: 11 Haziran 2017, 12:24