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Iraq: Suicide bombers hit Tikrit, 31 killed

A suicide bomber has attacked Iraqi city of Tikrit. Photograph: (AFP)

AFP Iraq Apr 05, 2017, 09.54 AM (IST)

An attack by suicide bombers in the Iraqi city of Tikrit killed at least 31 people and wounded at least 42, army and police officers said on Wednesday.

A police lieutenant colonel said the attack began when three militants opened fire in central Tikrit on Tuesday night. They later blew themselves up inside homes in the area.


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