BAGHDAD, Oct 29 (KUNA) -- Four Iraqi ranking officers, 14 soldiers, six
policemen, and 11 Al-Sahwa (Awakening) forces were killed in three suicide
attacks during a dinner banquet in Al-Tarmia town, north of Baghdad, on
A Security source told KUNA that a suicide bomber wearing an explosive
belt, detonated his explosives at the residence of Al-Sahwa commander in
Al-Tarmia, minutes later two more suicide bombers attacked medics and rescuers
in the chaotic scene.
The source added one of the suicide bombers was wearing a military uniform.
The town was completely surrounded by Iraqi forces and curfew was imposed,
the source added.
The attack is considered one of the strongest witnessed recently in the
Iraqi capital. (end)
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