Suicide Bombings In Iraq Kill 14, Injure 53

At least 11 people were killed and 41 others wounded after a suicide car bombing in central Ramadi, Iraq, the country's Interior Ministry said Sunday The ministry said the bomber detonated near the western entrance of the Anbar provincial council building by a checkpoint. Most of the casualties were civilians, the ministry said.

(CNN)

Iraqi security forces survey the damage at the scene of a suicide attack near the Anbar provincial government offices in the restive city of Ramadi, west of Baghdad, in which more than ten people were killed, including several policemen on December 12, 2010.

At least 11 people were killed and 41 others wounded after a suicide car bombing in central Ramadi, Iraq, the country's Interior Ministry said Sunday

The ministry said the bomber detonated near the western entrance of the Anbar provincial council building by a checkpoint. Most of the casualties were civilians, the ministry said.

A security personnel inspect the site of a bomb attack in Ramadi, 100 km (60 miles) west of Baghdad,December 12, 2010. A suicide car bomber killed at least seven people and wounded dozens near government buildings in the mainly Sunni Iraqi city of Ramadi on Sunday as political leaders moved toward forming a new government.

In another attack on Sunday, at least three people were killed and 12 others wounded in a suicide bombing targeting Shiites, said Maj. Ghaleb Attiya, Diyala police spokesman. At least six police officers were among the wounded, he said.

The suicide vest bomber struck a gathering of Shiites marking the Shiite commemoration of Ashura in the al-Qatoon neighborhood in west Baquba.

Iraqi security forces inspect a crater caused by a car bomb attack in Ramadi, 70 miles (115 kilometers) west of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Dec. 12, 2010. A suicide bomber blew up his car Sunday outside government offices in a province west of the Iraqi capital, killing and wounding scores of people, including women and elderly people waiting to collect welfare checks, officials said.

Shiites in Iraq and around the world are commemorating the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, prophet Mohammed's grandson, during the lunar Islamic month of Muharram.