Gunmen ram explosives-laden tanker into Iraq police HQ, killing many

By Reuters | Fri, 21 Mar 2014 10:45 AM

TIKRIT, Iraq, March 21 (Reuters) - Scores of gunmen took over a federal police headquarters in northern Iraq on Friday before driving a tanker laden with explosives into the building, killing many, a government official said.

The battalion commander and his assistant were among the dead but the total number of casualties was still impossible to ascertain because victims remained trapped beneath the building...

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