On-going sectarian violence in Iraq

A truck loaded with explosives was detonated by a suicide bomber who attacked a Shi'ite mosque near the northern Iraqi city of Mosul. At least 5 people were killed and 70 injured.

Travellers should be aware that personal security can not be guaranteed almost anywhere in Iraq since sudden violence occurs in and around Baghdad and elsewhere without notice. Several countries advise their citizens to avoid all travel to this country.

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