17 die in Iraq bombing and attack

Independent – Seventeen people have been killed in two separate attacks in a province of north-eastern Iraq which was once an al-Qa’ida stronghold, officials said today. The marketplace car bombing and the assault on the home of an anti-al-Qa’ida militia leader came on the third day of a visit by US Vice President Joe Biden, in advance of the withdrawal of American troops at the end of the year. Read Article