Two Bomb Attacks in Ramadi, Iraq Near Checkpoint Kill 23

WED DEC 30 2009 — Two bombs exploded in capital of Ramadi (capital of Anbar Province), 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad. A suicide bomber in a car caused the first blast near a checkpoint on the main road near the provincial administration buildings. As officials came to investigate, a suicide bomber on foot detonated a bomb vest to bring the death toll to 23. Thirteen police officials were killed and at least 100 people were injured.

Wikipedia: Ramadi | Anbar Province (Al Anbar Governorate) | Iraq

SOURCE: Bombs kill 23 in Iraq’s western Anbar province