Wikinews Shorts: May 23, 2008

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A compilation of brief news reports for Friday, May 23, 2008.

Suicide bomb in Iraq kills six

Six people are confirmed dead after a suicide bomb exploded in the Iraqi city of Fallujah. This incident took place at a checkpoint. All of the victims are civilians, according to Captain Mohammed Hussain.

The US military released a statement on the incident. "Iraqi police in Fallujah discovered a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device which detonated prior to its final destination," it said.