Female suicide bomber wounds 5 in Iraq
A female suicide bomber wounded five members of an Awakening Council who were manning a checkpoint north of Baghdad on Saturday morning, a local police official said.
The incident happened in Dhuluiya, a Sunni town in Salaheddin province, an official with the town's police said. The town is about 56 miles (90 kilometers) north of Baghdad, reported CNN.
Council members at the checkpoint opened fire on the woman after she failed to obey orders to stop, the official said, but the woman kept running and managed to pull the trigger of her explosives vest near the checkpoint. More than 30 female suicide bombers have carried out attacks so far this year.