Twin suicide bombings kill five, wound 30 in Iraq
(dpa) - At least five people were killed and 30 wounded, including Iraqi soldiers, on Wednesday in two separate suicide attacks in Iraq, security sources and media reports said.
In Baquba, 60 kilometres north of Baghdad, five people were killed and 16 wounded when a suicide bomber detonated his explosive belt in a public market, Iraqi police told Deutsche Presse-Agentur dpa.
Police told dpa that the suicide bombing might have been carried out by a female attacker.
The bomb also damaged nearby stores in the market.
Another suicide bomb left 11 Iraqi soldiers and three civilians wounded in the northern city of Mosul, the Voices of Iraq (VOI) news agency said.
Security sources told VOI that a suicide bomber detonated his vehicle, targeting an Iraqi patrol in the Intisar district of Mosul.