Car bomb north of Baghdad kills at least 14, sources say

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BAGHDAD A suicide car bomb killed at least 14 people and wounded more than 30 at the entrance to a town northeast of Baghdad on Monday morning, police and hospital sources said.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast outside Khalis, about 80 km (50 miles) from the capital, but Islamic State regularly attacks security forces and civilian areas.

Hospital sources said the death toll was expected to rise given the extent of critical injuries.

(Reporting by Ahmed Rasheed; Editing by Andrew Heavens)