Suicide bomber hits Iraq funeral

Up to six mourners killed in town of Haditha in Anbar province, police say.

    Anti-government fighters still retain the
    capacity to strike almost at will [AFP]

    Meanwhile, another roadside bomb on Monday in central Baghdad's Nidhal street, apparently targeting a police patrol, wounded four  people, including a policeman, a police official said.  

    Violent deaths in Iraq dropped by more than half in September  compared to the previous month, official figures showed last week, with 203 people killed across the country.  

    September's death toll was the lowest since May, when a total of  155 people were killed.

    SOURCE: Agencies


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