February 4th, 2013
11:33 AM ET

23 killed, dozens wounded in Iraq suicide bombing

At least 23 people were killed and 49 were wounded when a suicide bomber blew himself up among members of a local Awakening Council in Taji, Iraq, on Monday.

Dozens of members of the council had lined up outside an office to receive monthly paychecks when the attacker detonated an explosive vest in the crowd. Most of those killed or wounded were members of the council, or al-Sahwa. Taji is about 20 kilometers (12 miles) north of Baghdad.

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  1. saywhat

    What can one say?
    Legacy of a criminal war? "fruitful' by products of 'War on Terror"?

    February 4, 2013 at 12:11 pm | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    "Road side bombings in N.Mali signal transition to insurgency" News.
    " French bomb N.Mali" News.
    Another Iraq/Afghanistan in the making.

    February 4, 2013 at 12:13 pm | Report abuse |
  3. bobcat (in a hat)©

    Why don't you just put this info on a loop ? That way you won't have to keep peinting the same stuff every day. This is so getting not to be news. It's defiitely in the realm of "olds".

    February 4, 2013 at 1:04 pm | Report abuse |
    • bobcat (in a hat)©

      Whoops. Should be printing, not peinting.

      February 4, 2013 at 1:05 pm | Report abuse |
  4. Rascal Rabble

    suci-bomber must have had a sense of humor...more of a wake than an awakening...

    February 4, 2013 at 8:32 pm | Report abuse |
  5. joe bob

    this is a very sad story good thing the bomber died

    February 5, 2013 at 12:32 pm | Report abuse |