From the UK Telegraph, “Restaurant bomb kills four, injures dozens”
Four people have been killed and more than 100 injured after a bomb exploded at lunchtime in a Baghdad restaurant.
The explosion happened in the Talibiya district in the north of the capital, police said.
Earlier, a top government aide was assassinated.
Wael Rubaie was killed as he was being driven to work at the Ministry of State for National Security in Baghdad. His driver was also killed.
Al-Qa’eda’s wing in Iraq said in a statement on the internet that it was behind the assassination.
In a separate attack insurgents exploded a suicide truck bomb outside a mayor’s office and shot a security official, killing at least seven people.
The truck bomb exploded in the town of Tuz Khurmatu south of the oil city of Kirkuk, killing five people and wounding 18…