Saturday, September 17, 2005

Suicide attack in Turkmen city Tuz Khurmatu

Suicide attack on Iraqi Shi'ite mosque kills 11
Reuters 16.09.2005

By Luke Baker BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber blew himself up outside a Shi'ite mosque north of Baghdad on Friday, killing 11 and wounding 21, the latest attack in a three-day surge of violence that has killed more than 200 people.Iraqi police Captain Saed Ahmed said the bomber blew himself up outside the Great Prophet mosque in Tuz Khurmatu, a mixed Sunni and Shi'ite town 160 km (100 miles) north of Baghdad, as worshippers were emerging from prayers on the Muslim holy day.