Iraq forces foil attack by would-be teenage bomber

The teenager, born in 2001, likely intended to blow himself up at a Shiite place of worship in Kirkuk, northen IraqIraqi security forces apprehended a teenager wearing a suicide belt before he was able to detonate it in the city of Kirkuk, security officials said on Monday. The foiled attack late Sunday was one of a series of security incidents in Kirkuk and came a day after a child suicide bomber killed more than 50 people in Turkey. “Police forces managed to stop a bomber who was wearing a suicide belt.

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