Latest News Wires Suicide bomb kills 27 Shi'ite fighters near Baghdad

Driving a van packed with explosives, a suicide bomber killed 27 Shi'ite militiamen and wounded dozens more on the outskirts of the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar, on Monday. 

By , Reuters

A suicide bomber killed at least 27 Shi'ite militiamen outside the Iraqi town of Jurf al-Sakhar on Monday after security forces pushed Islamic State militants out of the area over the weekend, army and police sources said.