Suicide car bomb explodes on highway near oilfields in southern Iraq -police sources

BASRA | Friday, May 19 2017 IST
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A suicide car bomber blew himself up at a checkpoint on a highway near oilfields in Iraq's southern province of Basra today, police sources said.

Several people were killed in the blast at the Rumeila checkpoint, including two soldiers and a number of civilians in a bus, the sources said. REUTERS RJ 2234

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