Terrorism & Insurgency

SVBIED attack kills at least 23 people in Iraq's Salah ad Din

23 November 2017

AT LEAST 23 people were killed and 60 others wounded when a suicide vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (SVBIED) - described in reports as a truck bomb - detonated near a marketplace in a predominantly Shia Muslim and ethnic Turkmen area in the town of Tuz Khurmatu in Iraq's Salah ad Din province on 21 November, Reuters reported. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but Islamic State militants have conducted previous similar attacks.



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