Militants occupy city council in Iraq`s Tikrit: Police

Militants detonated a car bomb at the city council headquarters in Iraq`s Tikrit on Monday, and then occupied the building, police officers said.

AFP| Updated: Dec 16, 2013, 15:25 PM IST

Tikrit: Militants detonated a car bomb at the city council headquarters in Iraq`s Tikrit on Monday, and then occupied the building, police officers said.

There were still an unknown number of employees in the building in the city north of Baghdad, while the number of causalities was unclear, the officers said.