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Suicide attack kills four

At least four people have been killed and seven injured at a suicide blast in Iraq.

world Updated: Jan 06, 2008 21:15 IST

At least four people were killed and seven injured when a suicide bomber blew himself up at the Iraqi army headquarters during a celebration to mark the Army Day in Baghdad's Karrada neighbourhood on Sunday.

"A suicide bomber wearing an explosive vest blew himself up at an army headquarter, near the municipal council of Karrada, during a celebration to mark the Iraqi Army Day," an official told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

The attack took place around noon, killing at least four people and wounding seven, the official said, adding that the toll could rise as many of the injured were taken to the hospitals in critical condition.