Attacks kills 19 people in Iraq

February 22, 2015 5:51 PM

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BAGHDAD – Multiple bombings, including a suicide truck bomb attack on Shiite militiamen, killed 19 people on Sunday in Iraq, as police found four bodies with gunshots wounds in the capital, officials said.

Police officials said the deadliest attack took place Sunday afternoon when a suicide bomber drove his explosives-laden truck into a checkpoint manned by Shiite militias near the city of Tikrit. Eight militiamen were killed and at least 15 wounded in the attack.

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