Death toll in Iraq’s Kut bomb rises to 26

BASRA - The death toll in the southern Iraqi city of Kut rose to 26 people after a suicide car bomber attack on a police station on Wednesday, less than a week before the end of U.S. combat operations, a police officer said.

By (Reuters)

Published: Wed 25 Aug 2010, 3:40 PM

Last updated: Mon 6 Apr 2015, 5:51 AM

At least 87 people were wounded, Lieutenant Colonel Aziz al-Amarah, commander of rapid response police force in the southern province of Wasit, told Reuters.

The attack followed a series of explosions around the country, including one in the Iraqi capital, where a suicide truck bomber killed at least 11 people and wounded 34 others in another attack on a police station.

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