Suicide truck bomb kills 2 in western Iraq
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    FALLUJAH, Iraq, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- A suicide truck bomber struck a town hall police building in Iraq's western province of Anbar on Wednesday, killing two people and woundiFALLUJAH, Iraq, Jan. 13 (Xinhua) -- A suicide truck bomber struck a town hall building in Iraq's western province of Anbar on Wednesday, killing two people and wounding seven others, a provincial police source said.

    "The suicide bomber drove his explosive rigged truck and blew it up at the entrance of the town hall building in Saqlawiyah town, some 65 km west of Baghdad," the source, from the operations office of the nearby city of Fallujah, told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

    The attacker could not reach the building which is protected by barricades and hit a concrete barrier at the entrance, the source said.

    One of the killed was a woman and two policemen were among the wounded, he said.

    Iraqi security forces sealed off the scene, as dozens of others deployed on main streets and intersections while ambulances transported the victims to the town's hospital, he added.

    Insurgent attacks increased recently in the once volatile province of Anbar, which has been relatively calm for more than two years after Sunni tribes and anti-U.S. insurgent groups turned to cooperate with the U.S. troops and Iraqi security forces against al-Qaida network in Iraq.     

    ng seven others, a provincial police source said.

Editor: Wang Guanqun
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