Bombing is 1st attack on U.S. in Iraq since Islamic State took Mosul

April 17, 2015 9:42 PM

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Bombing is 1st attack on U.S. in Iraq since Islamic State took Mosul

A suicide bomber struck the U.S. consulate building in the northern Iraqi city of Irbil on Friday afternoon.

Kurdish authorities said that at least three people were killed – a Kurdish security official at the scene said the dead were the three attackers – and five wounded. Among the wounded were two Westerners who were in a restaurant across the street, witnesses said.

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