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Suicide bombing kills up to eight in northern Iraq

Publisher Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty
Publication Date 11 February 2013
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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

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