Tag Archives | Suicide bomb

23 Killed in Baghdad Checkpoint Blasts

By Robert Tollast. At least 23 people have been killed and 60 wounded in two separate suicide vest attacks in Baghdad, the BBC reports. The attacks took place in the early morning rush hour traffic and targeted checkpoints, normally an attempt to cause casualties in the backlog of traffic. Alternatively it could be a sign that there […]

Weekly Security Update for 19th January 2011

Overview Levels of violence fell last week, but the past 48 hours have seen three suicide attacks in the central provinces, killing dozens and injuring over 200. As with the recent spate in assassinations in the centre of the country, the main target of the suicide bombers were state employees and members of the Iraqi […]