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Suicide attack kills 8 in northern Iraq

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Authorities in Iraq said a suicide truck bomb attack has killed eight people, including a senior police officer.

Police officials said on Saturday that the attack happened late on Friday when the suicide attacker drove his bomb-laden truck into the convoy of police Lt. Gen. Faisal Malik, who was inspecting troops in the town of Beiji.

Police and hospital officials said the attack killed Faisal and seven police officers, while wounding 15 people.

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