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_knownothing_
11-07-2010, 01:51 PM
Iraq: 20 wounded in three car bomb explosions in northern Iraq


KIRKUK, (Xinhua): Twenty people were wounded on Saturday in three car bomb explosions which hit homes of Kurdish senior officials in the northern city of Kirkuk, a local police source said. Meanwhile, ten people were wounded in separate bomb attacks and mortar barrage in Baghdad on Saturday morning.

The attacks took place almost simultaneously at about 6:00 a.m. local time (0300 GMT) outside the homes of three officials in two neighborhoods of the city located some 250 km north of Baghdad, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

The explosions took place separately in Shorja neighborhood outside the home of Falah Mohammad, mayor of a town outside Kirkuk, in Imam Qassim neighborhood outside the home of Dlier QAder, an official of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) headed by Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, and also in Imam Qassim neighborhood outside the home of Brigadier Danial Jabbar, a police chief of a town in Kirkuk province, the source said.

The oil-rich Kirkuk province and its capital Kirkuk City are part of the disputed areas between the Kurds and both Arabs and Turkmans, which has long been a hotbed of insurgency since the U.S. -led invasion in 2003.

Meanwhile, ten people were wounded in separate bomb attacks and mortar barrage in Baghdad on Saturday morning, an Interior Ministry source said.

Seven people were wounded, including four policemen, in two bomb explosions outside a liquor store in Baghdad southern district of al-Amil, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

In a separately incident, four Katyusha rockets landed in central Baghdad early in the morning, three of them struck Baghdad heavily fortified Green Zone, the source said without giving further details about the bombings.

The fourth rocket hit Abu Nawas Street across the Tigris River, wounding two people, the source said.

The Green Zone, which houses some of the Iraqi government offices and U.S. embassy, have been frequently targeted by insurgents' mortar and rocket attacks. The roughly 10 square km zone is located on the west bank of the Tigris River which bisects the Iraqi capital.

Also in the capital, a civilian was wounded when a sticky bomb attached to his car detonated near an intersection in Baghdad's central district of Karrada, the source added.

Violence and sporadic high-profile attacks are still common in Iraqi cities as part of recent deterioration in security which shaped a setback to the efforts of the Iraqi government to restore normalcy in the country after violence-torn Iraq held parliamentary elections eight months ago.

rabz
11-07-2010, 02:02 PM
jazakallah

_knownothing_
11-08-2010, 12:45 PM
thanks sios

bint-e-anwar
11-08-2010, 01:12 PM
Yet the west call Islam the terrorist being well aware that mUSLIMS ARE THE BIGGEST VICTOM OF THIS FITNA
its the situation when one can only pray