Iraq attacks kill 14 as suicide bomber hits university Iraq attacks kill 14 as suicide bomber hits university

Attacks in Iraq, including a suicide bombing at a university in north Baghdad, killed at least 14 people on Sunday, security and medical officials said.

The attacks, which come as Iraq suffers a prolonged surge in bloodshed, took place less than two weeks before a parliamentary election that will be a major test for security forces.

Officials gave varying accounts of the bombing of Baghdad’s Imam Kadhim University.

A police colonel said a suicide attacker entered the university before setting off explosives, while another bomber and a gunman were killed by security forces.

An interior ministry official said the bombing took place at the entrance to the university, while a second bomber was shot dead.

The attack killed at least five people and wounded at least 13, officials said.

Violence else where in Iraq killed a further 9 people and injured dozens of others.

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