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56 Killed in al-Qaeda Attack of Government Building in Tikrit

Gunmen wearing military uniforms over explosives belts charged into a government building in Saddam Hussein’s hometown of Tikrit on Tuesday in an attack that left 56 people dead, including 15 hostages who were shot execution-style. About eight or nine insurgents were involved in the attack that began about 1:00 p.m. local time and last about […]

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At Least 50 People Killed, 150 injured at Police Recruitment Center in Tikrit, Iraq

Video shows aftermath of most deadly attack in Iraq since last October 31, 2010. A suicide bomber blew himself up after detonating his explosives belt in a crowd of police recruits on Tuesday, killing at least 50 people and undercutting Iraqi security efforts as the nation struggles to show it can protect itself without foreign […]

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