Iraq: Seven killed in truck bomb

A truck bomb killed seven people north of Baghdad today.

Police Colonel Mohammed Khalid said the truck was detonated by remote control when police and security guards went to check the vehicle which was parked along the side of a road in Duluiyah, which is about 45 miles north of Baghdad.

Six of the dead were policemen and the seventh was a member of the local awakening council – volunteers who have turned against the insurgents.

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