Iraqi security forces clean the scene of a bomb in Kadhimiyah district, Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, July 24, 2016. ( Image Credit: AP )

Suicide bomber kills 14 in Iraq

Women and children among victims of attack north of Baghdad

BAGHDAD: A suicide car bomber killed at least 14 people including women and children packed into a minibus at a checkpoint outside a central Iraqi town on Monday morning, police and hospital sources said.

A police officer at the scene said most of the victims died inside their vehicles while waiting to enter Khalis, about 80km north of Baghdad.

“We still have charred bodies inside many vehicles including a minibus packed with women and children,” the police captain said, requesting anonymity.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility, but Daesh militants have stepped up attacks even...Read more...

Source:gulfnews.com