Suicide bombing kills five in Iraq

March 23rd, 2008 - 4:21 pm ICT by admin  

Mosul (Iraq), March 23 (Xinhua) At least five people were killed and 30 wounded when a suicide bomber rammed his truck into an army base in Mosul, the capital of the Iraqi province of Nineveh, an official said. The incident took place at around 7.00 a.m. (0400 GMT). A suicide bomber drove a truck loaded with explosives and rammed into an army base in the Hermaat area of the city, the official told Xinhua.

Five soldiers were killed and 30 wounded, including five civilians, in the incident.

Mosul, some 400 km north of Baghdad, has been a hotbed of insurgency since the US-led invasion five years ago.

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