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Monday, 10 March 2014 - 12:11
Iraq bomb attack kills at least 32 at Hilla checkpoint
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A suspected suicide bomber has killed at least 32 people at a security checkpoint in Iraq, authorities have said.

In the deadliest of a series of attacks yesterday, the bomber drove a minibus packed with explosives at a checkpoint in the city of Hilla.

The explosion killed civilians, including women and children, and security personnel, officials say.

The violence comes before scheduled elections in the country next month.

 
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