At least 20 killed in car bomb in northern Iraq's Kirkuk

REUTERS
KIRKUK, Iraq
Published 21.11.2017 16:45 Modified 21.11.2017 16:45

At least 20 people were killed and 40 wounded when a suicide bomber set off a truck bomb near a crowded marketplace in the northern Iraqi town of Tuz Khurmatu, south of oil city Kirkuk, police and medical sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

An interior ministry spokesman confirmed that a "violent explosion" took place in a Tuz Khurmatu vegetable market but did not immediately provide casualty figures.

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