A suicide bomber rammed a vehicle packed with explosives into an army checkpoint near the Iraqi city of Fallujah Thursday, killing two soldiers, officers said.

 

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“A suicide bomber blew up his car at an army checkpoint between Fallujah and Amriyat al-Fallujah,” an army major told AFP, adding that two soldiers were also wounded in the attack.

 

A police officer confirmed the casualty toll of the latest attack near Fallujah, where extremists continue to routinely target the security forces.