(IraqiNews.com) Baghdad – A suicide attack on a security checkpoint northwest of Baghdad on Wednesday killed at least three persons and injuring several others. The number of casualties is however expected to increase.
As per information available with Iraqi News, it can be said that a suicide bomber wearing an explosive belt blew up himself today morning near a checkpoint in al-Shoala northwest of Baghdad.
Apart from killing three persons, eight others were severely injured in the blast and this also included three members of the Federal Police.”
An source, seeking anonymity, said, “Ambulances rushed to the blast area and carried the wounded to a nearby hospital. The dead bodies were carried to the forensic department.”
As per information available with Iraqi News, it can be said that security forces have cordoned off the area.