Iraq: Death toll from Sunday's suicide attack climbs to 61

March 7, 2016 7:50 AM

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BAGHDAD – Iraqi officials say the death toll from Sunday's suicide truck bombing south of Baghdad has climbed to 61.

A police officer said Monday that among the dead were 52 civilians, while the rest were members of the security forces. Another 95 people were injured in the attack that targeted a security checkpoint at one of the entrances to the city of Hillah, located about 95 kilometers (60 miles) south of Bagh...

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