4 killed in explosions in Iraq

Jan. 10, 2012 at 5:59 PM

YATHRIB, Iraq, Jan. 10 (UPI) -- Three students died in an explosion near a school north of Iraq's capital Tuesday, and a roadside explosive device killed an army officer, police said.

Police said the students were killed by a bomb that exploded in Yathrib in the province of Salahuddin, KUNA reported.

The army officer was killed by the roadside explosive that also injured three others in a patrol car in the town of Khaniqeen in the province of Diyali, police said.

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