Iraq: Suicide attack hits south of Baghdad

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A group of attackers armed with suicide vests and light weapons killed at least six people southwest of Baghdad on Monday, local officials said.

The attack claimed by the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group in Ain al-Tamer, involved six suicide bombers, some of whom may have been killed by security forces before they could blow themselves up.

They detonated their explosive once the policemen opened fire at them," our correspondent said. "The attack just underlines how volatile Iraq is and not just Mosul but other parts of the country as well where ISIL is regularly carrying out attacks."

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