Homicide Bomber Kills Nine Iraqi Cops

A homicide car bomb (search) exploded at an intersection in southern Baghdad (search) on Monday, killing nine Iraqi policemen and a civilian, an official said.

The car bomb hit two police vehicles that had stopped at the intersection and several policemen standing nearby, said police Capt. Talib Thamir. He said nine policemen and an Iraqi civilian walking nearby were killed and six policemen and three civilians wounded.