Iraqi officials raise death toll in bombing to 24

October 27, 2014 12:37 PM

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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials have raised the death toll from a suicide attack against a checkpoint in a town south of Baghdad to 24.

In Monday's attack, the bomber rammed his explosives-laden military Humvees car into the checkpoint manned by security forces and pro-government Shiite militiamen outside the Sunni town of Jurf al-Sakhar.

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