Deaths in Iraq suicide attack

Suspected female bomber targets market in capital of Diyala province.

    Children and women were among the injured in Monday's blast [AFP]

    A second woman was killed by a stray bullet after locals fired guns into the air.

    Over the past year, Diyala has suffered several suicide bomb attacks carried out by women, some of them causing high casualties.

    The US military says al-Qaeda in Iraq is increasingly using female suicide bombers to avoid detection by security forces.

    The military also says there have been more than 20 female suicide bombings this year in Iraq.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera and agencies


    Meet the deported nurse aiding asylum seekers at US-Mexico border

    Meet the deported nurse helping refugees at the border

    Francisco 'Panchito' Olachea drives a beat-up ambulance around Nogales, taking care of those trying to get to the US.

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    The rise of Pakistan's 'burger' generation

    How a homegrown burger joint pioneered a food revolution and decades later gave a young, politicised class its identity.

    'We will cut your throats': The anatomy of Greece's lynch mobs

    The brutality of Greece's racist lynch mobs

    With anti-migrant violence hitting a fever pitch, victims ask why Greek authorities have carried out so few arrests.