7 killed, 32 injured in separate terror attacks in Iraq, China

Seven persons died while 32 others sustained varying degrees of injuries in separate terror attacks in Iraq and China.

At least two people were killed and 11 wounded by a car bomb in the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar on Tuesday, the military said in a statement.

The blast was caused by a booby-trapped pick-up truck, in the neighbourhood of Ras al-Jadah, the statement said.

Also, no fewer than five people were killed and 21 others injured after a man carrying a knife hijacked a bus in the southeastern Chinese city of Longyan in Fujian province on Tuesday, Police said.

Longyan police said in a statement that the bus was hijacked mid-afternoon and hit pedestrians along the way as it careened down the street.

Police have detained the suspect and case is being investigated, the statement said, without giving details.

SOURCE: Reuters

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