Car bomb explodes in Kirkuk as three Iraqi security men killed in Samarra
A car bomb exploded in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk Sunday. According to reports, the blast took place in the central part of the city. Initial reports said at least three people were wounded.
Elsewhere, a bomb went off Sunday near a checkpoint in Samarra, about 100 kilometers north of Baghdad, that was manned by Iraqi Civil Defense Corps personnel, killing three and injuring one, workers at Samarra General Hospital said, according to The AP.
In the city of Baqouba, some 50 kilometers northeast of Baghdad, a bomb exploded Sunday in the al-Rasool al-Adham Shiite mosque, damaging part of the building, but causing no casualties.
Meanwhile, in southern Iraq on Sunday, resistance fighters attacked an oil pipeline, rupturing it and setting the oil on fire, said Jamal Khalid, an official with the Southern Oil Company. (Albawaba.com)
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