Car bomb kills at least 18 in Iraq’s Khalis city

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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Bombings kill at least 13 fleeing Islamic State in Iraq

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.

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