Suicide blast hits Iraqi province

Up to 12 people are killed in attack on police recruitment centre.

    Neighbourhood patrols have assisted US forces to confront al-Qaeda fighters, one of the tactics Washington says has led to a 60 per cent decrease in attacks in Iraq since June.
     
    But the patrols have increasingly been targeted by fighters, especially in provinces north of Baghdad, where US commanders say al-Qaeda has regrouped after being pushed out of other parts of Iraq.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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