Suicide car bomb kills 12 in Baghdad

Reuters News
Posted: Feb 19, 2012 5:43 AM

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide car bomber killed 12 people and wounded 18 in an attack at a checkpoint near a police training academy in northeastern Baghdad, police and hospital sources said on Sunday.

The explosion set many cars ablaze, a source at the scene said.

(Reporting by Kareem Raheem; writing by Francois Murphy, Editing by Mark Trevelyan)