Islamic State truck bomb kills at least 60 in 'largest bombing to date' in Iraq's Hilla province

March 6, 2016 2:04 PM

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Islamic State (IS) has claimed responsibility for a suicide attack with an explosive-laden truck on an Iraqi police checkpoint at the entrance of the city of Hilla, south of Baghdad, killing at least 60 people.

Responsibility was claimed in a posting on the website of the Amaq news agency, which supports IS.

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