A suicide car bomb attack killed seven people and destroyed a vital bridge Wednesday in Ramadi, the capital of the western province of Anbar where government forces have been battling jihadists.

Five other people were wounded in the afternoon blast, Mahmud al-Wazan, a colonel in the police force, told AFP. He said the victims appeared to be civilians.

Doctor Ahmad al-Ani from Ramadi hospital confirmed the casualty toll. […]