Suicide car bomb kills at least 32 in Iraq

Uhrra
By Uhrra March 12, 2014 16:01

BAGHDAD: Police and medical sources say a suicide car bomber rammed his vehicle into a security checkpoint in a crowded area in southern Iraq, killing 32 persons.

The checkpoint blast at the entrance to the city of Hilla also wounded 40 other people.“Some of the victims were burned inside their cars,” a police officer said.The Shia-dominated city is located about 95 kilometers south of Baghdad.Iraq has seen a spike in violence since last April, with the death toll climbing to its highest levels since the worst of the country’s sectarian bloodletting in 2006-2008.The UN says 8,868 people were killed in 2013, and more than 1,400 people were killed in January and February of this year.

Uhrra
By Uhrra March 12, 2014 16:01

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