Iraq Violence Spills Into Kurdish Capital as Car Bomb Kills Five

November 19, 2014 10:54 AM

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At least five people were killed when a car bomb exploded outside the governor’s office in Erbil, capital of Iraq’s semi-autonomous Kurdish region, according to Iraqi media.

The attack was carried out by a suicide bomber, Erbil-based Rudaw news agency reported, citing Tahir Abdullah, a local official. Several people were also wounded, the state-sponsored Iraqiya television reported without elaboration.

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