At least 18 Iraqis, two US troops killed
A suicide bomber struck a market in northern Iraq on Wednesday, killing at least eight people and injuring 25, police said. The blast occurred just before noon as the market was crowded with shoppers in Tuz Khormato, 130 miles north of Baghdad.
In western Baghdad, a suicide car bomber slammed into an Iraqi army checkpoint in the Sunni neighborhood of Yarmouk, killing two civilians and wounding four others, police said, according to the AP.
Police also reported the discovery of eight corpses, two of them headless, in the city of Baquba city.
The US military on Wednesday reported two more US soldiers killed and four wounded by roadside bombs in Baghdad.