Suicide truck bomb death toll rises to 61
The death toll from a suicide truck bombing south of Baghdad.
A police officer said 52 of those killed were civilians, while the rest were members of the security forces.
Another 95 people were injured in the attack which targeted a security checkpoint at one of the entrances to the city of Hillah, about 60 miles (95km) south of the capital.
The officer said eight other people were still missing.
A medical official confirmed the casualty figures.
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing in an online statement.