Death toll rises to 115, 250 injured and many missing from suicide truck bombing in N Iraqi Turkoman town of Amerli

DSEBKAfile Intelligence

July 8, 2007

A powerful bomb on a truck loaded with bricks exploded Saturday in a crowded market in the town which is near Tuz Khurmatu. The attack is attributed to al Qaeda.

In another attack, a suicide bomb hit a Shia Kurdish village in the Diyala province northeast of Baghdad leaving at least 25 dead. And a family of seven sleeping on a Baghdad rooftop was struck by a mortar shell.