At least 18 people were killed Monday in a suicide attack at a crowded security checkpoint in Iraq’s Diyala province, according to police sources.t
Driving an explosives-packed car, the suicide bomber blew himself up near the entrance of Khalis city, north-east of the capital Baghdad, the sources added.
Thirty people were injured in the attack, which has not yet been claimed by any group.
On Sunday, a suicide bomber blew himself up in a mostly Shiite area of Baghdad, killing at 30 others in a series of attacks targeting Iraq's Shiite community.
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At least 13 people were killed on Saturday in two separate bombings in northern Iraq while they were fleeing from a town held by the Islamic State extremist militia, police said.