23 killed in Iraq attacks

Baghdad, Nov 27 (IANS) At least 23 people were killed on Friday in two separate attacks in Iraq’s Anbar province, a security official said.

In one incident, a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden military truck into an army position in Jubba area, some 200 km northwest of of Baghdad. It killed 17 soldiers, the official told Xinhua news agency.

In another incident, a foreign aircraft carried out an air strike that targetted an Islamic State (IS)-owned factory that resulted in the death of six militants, the official added.

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