Iraq suicide bombing kills 15

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Baghdad: As per the reports received, at least 15 people were killed and 60 others were wounded in a suicide bomb attack in northern Iraq on Thursday.

As per reports, the attack occurred when the suicide attacker detonated a truck bomb in Muwafaqiya, a village of the Shia Shabak community near Mosul, some 400 km north of Baghdad.

As per senior officials, “At around 6 am today, a suicide truck bomber detonated himself amidst the houses of Muwafaqiya village.”

The officials also said, “There are still some people under the debris of their houses.”

Though, no group has claimed the responsibility for this attack, but it is speculated that the Al Qaeda front in Iraq, might be behind it as it has been responsible in most of the cases.

According to the monitoring group Iraq Body Count, more than 6,000 people have been killed in acts of violence across the country this year.

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