11 soldiers killed in Iraq attacks

May 22, 2014 - 2:37:10 am

BAGHDAD: Attacks north of Baghdad killed 11 Iraqi soldiers, the latest in a protracted surge in bloodshed just a day after officials announced results from April’s parliamentary election. Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki has been held responsible by critics for the deterioration in security but he has blamed external factors such as the civil war in neighbouring Syria.AFP