Suicide attacker kills at least 10, wounds 18 at funeral in Tikrit
TIKRIT, Iraq – A suicide bomber detonated an explosive belt Sunday night among mourners at a funeral in Tikrit, killing at least 10 people and wounding 18, police said.Police Capt. Laith Hamid said the attack took place about 8:15 p.m. at the funeral of the father of a member of the provincial council. The council member, Saab Abd Bedeiwi, was killed in the attack, Hamid said.The casualty toll is expected to increase because body parts were scattered around the tent where the mourners were gathered, Hamid said.
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