Skip to main content

Suicide bomb kills 25 at crowded coffee shop

CNN Wires Staff
  • A bomber detonated an explosive vest, officials say
  • Seventy people are reported wounded in the attack

(CNN) -- A bomb attack at a crowded coffee shop in Iraq on Friday evening killed 25 people, according to Interior Ministry officials.

The suicide bomber walked into the popular shop in Balad Ruz, a predominantly Kurdish town about 50 kilometers (30 miles) northeast of Baquba, and detonated an explosive vest, officials said.

Seventy others were wounded in the attack, Iraqi officials said.

Quick Job Search