Wednesday, October 26, 2005

Iraq : Last throws for October 25th

Oct 25 (Reuters) - Following are security incidents reported in Iraq on Tuesday, Oct. 25, as of 1000 GMT.

SULAIMANIYA - At least nine people were killed when a car bomb exploded in the Kurdish city of Sulaimaniya, 330 km (205 miles) northeast of Baghdad, police and hospital officials said.

SULAIMANIYA - A member of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan, Mulla Bakhtiyar, escaped assassination when two car bombs targeted his motorcade near his home in western Sulaimaniya. A medical source said one of his guards was killed and two were injured in the attack.

RAMADI - Three corpses of Iraqi army soldiers wearing civilian clothes were found in Ramadi, 110 km (68 miles) west of Baghdad. Doctor Hamdi al-Rawi from Ramadi General hospital said the bodies had gunshot wounds to the head.

BAGHDAD - Two policemen were killed and another seven wounded when gunmen ambushed a vehicle transferring prisoners in the western Ghazaliya district of Baghdad, police said. It was not clear if there were casualties among the prisoners.

BAGHDAD - Police said a suicide car bomber targeted a U.S. military convoy in the Mansour district of western Baghdad, killing one civilian and injuring five.

BAGHDAD - One person was killed and one wounded when a roadside bomb exploded near one of Baghdad's children's hospitals, police said.


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