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Four die in suicide blast at Iraqi school

Sept. 24, 2012 at 10:31 AM   |   Comments

BAGHDAD, Sept. 24 (UPI) -- A bomb exploded Monday at an elementary school in Iraq's Anbar province, killing four students and injuring nine other people, security officials said.

Officials said the suicide bombing coincided with the first day of school, IraqiNews.com reported.

"The bombing resulted in killing four pupils and injuring five others. among them a policeman who was present at a police patrol near the school," a security official said.

The security official said the explosion damaged the school building in the Heet district of the province.

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