The attack, late on March 1, took place near the city of Tikrit. There were also reports of another, separate attack near Tikrit.
In Baghdad today a market bombing in a predominantly Shi'ite neighborhood killed as many as eight people.
Sectarian violence in Iraq has increased since a bomb destroyed a major Shi'ite shrine in Samarra on February 22.
At least 30 people were killed on March 1 in attacks in Baghdad. The day before, violence in the capital alone claimed more than 60 lives.
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