Officials say suicide car bomb kills 12 Shiite militiamen and Iraqi soldiers north of Baghdad

January 12, 2015 12:01 PM

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BAGHDAD – Iraqi authorities say a suicide car bomb has killed 12 Shiite militiamen and soldiers north of Baghdad.

Police officials say the attack happened Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into a gathering of soldiers and Shiite fighters in the town of Abasiyat, just south of Tikrit, 130 kilometers (80 miles) north of Baghdad.

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