Suicide Bombing Kills 50 in Tikrit, Iraq

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

At least 50 people are dead following a suicide bombing at a police recruiting center in Northern Iraq. The targeted recruits were lined up to try to get the first of two thousand new police jobs. The New York Times' John Leland is in Baghdad with the latest on the bloody attack and what this means as the U.S. prepares to withdraw from the country.

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