Bomb Attack at Soccer Game Near Mosul, Iraq

A car bomb and at least one suspected suicide bomber killed at least eight people in Mosul, Iraq and wounded around 120 during a soccer match on Friday in northern Iraq.

The blasts ocurred in Tal Afar, a town predominantly inhabited by Shi’ite Turkmen about 40 miles west of the city of Mosul, where Sunni Islamist insurgents such as al Qaeda remain active.

SOURCE: Reuters Canada Bombers attack soccer game in North Iraq, 8 dead