Suicide bombing kills up to eight in northern Iraq
|Publisher||Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty|
|Publication Date||11 February 2013|
|Cite as||Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Suicide bombing kills up to eight in northern Iraq, 11 February 2013, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/512235e22.html [accessed 27 February 2015]|
February 11, 2013
A suicide car bomb has killed as many as eight people in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul.
Police and hospital sources said that the bomber targeted a military checkpoint.
The attack on February 11 also wounded up to eight people, mostly soldiers.
The attack comes a day after gunmen killed four people in Mosul in three separate attacks.
The victims included two policemen, one soldier, and an oil worker.
Mosul, 390 kilometers north of Baghdad, is a multiethnic city and with a population comprising mostly Arabs, Kurds, and Turkomans.
Based on reporting by Reuters and AP