Suicide bombers kill 23 and wound dozens more in attacks on an army recruiting centre and a police convoy in Iraq on Sunday…
Early casualty reports varied, with a hospital official reporting at least 16 dead, while a Defence Ministry employee reported up to 25 killed.
The explosion occurred just before 1030 local time at the recruiting centre, which has been hit several times earlier by suicide attackers.
About 400 would-be recruits jammed the gate on Sunday before the bomber detonated himself, Police Sgt Ali
He said he was citing figures from the ministry’s operations room.
Separately, a suicide car bomber rammed into a police convoy near the northern city of Mosul, killing four policemen and wounding three, the police said.
The convoy was carrying Brig Gen Salim Salih Meshaal, who escaped injury.
In a third attack, a suicide car bomb exploded in Kirkuk, killing at least three civilians and wounding 16 more, police said.
The attack occurred on a highway near a hospital and municipal building.
The bomber used a Mercedes Benz and the force of the blast toppled a few trees and shattered several windows in