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25 killed, over 100 hurt in Iraq blasts

Twenty-five people were killed and over 100 injured on Friday in two bomb attacks in Iraq's northern Nineveh province, police said.

world Updated: May 15, 2010 02:42 IST
IANS

Twenty-five people were killed and over 100 injured on Friday in two bomb attacks in Iraq's northern Nineveh province, police said.

An explosives-laden car was detonated targeting a football match played between two local teams in Telaffer city of Nineveh province. Minutes after the initial blast, a suicide bomber blew himself up in the middle of a crowd who gathered at the site, Xinhua reported citing police.

The Nineveh province is a stronghold of Al-Qaida terrorists.

First Published: May 14, 2010 19:29 IST