Two suspects have been arrested in this weekend’s coordinated attacks in at least 10 Mexican cities that killed three federal police and two soldiers, federal authorities said. One attacker was killed in a shootout with police during the arrests Sunday in Michoacan state, said the federal Secretariat for Public Security.
The death toll from Saturday’s suicide truck bombing in northern Iraq — the deadliest single attack this year — has risen to 80, a police official said.
Iraqi police and soldiers on Saturday launched major raids in a once-notorious insurgent stronghold west of Baghdad. A police official in the Anbar province city of Falluja told CNN that a large number of security forces were scouring its Sinaie district for an array of weapons — machine guns, mortars, rocket-propelled grenades and small arms.
Suspected Taliban militants destroyed 15 trucks in a NATO supply convoy in northwestern Pakistan’s restive tribal region early Monday, a Peshawar police official said.