Suicide truck attack kills 14 in northern Iraq: Official

AFP , Monday 9 Jun 2014

A suicide bomber driving a truck packed with explosives attacked a police checkpoint at Tuz Khurmatu in northern Iraq on Monday, killing 14 people and wounding 50, a local official said.

The official, Shallal Abdul, told AFP the attack had caused "great destruction," and that the police checkpoint targeted was near an office of President Jalal Talabani's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party.

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