More than 20 killed in suicide attacks, shelling across Iraq: officials

Reuters News
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Posted: Apr 04, 2016 5:04 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - More than 20 people were killed on Monday in Iraq, most in suicide attacks targeting members of Shi'ite militias and military forces, security officials said.

Islamic State, which controls territory in northern and western Iraq, claimed in statements on its Amaq news agency several of these attacks, which also wounded more than 60.

(Reporting by Maher Chmaytelli; editing by John Stonestreet)