Head of Saddam tribe blown up in car bomb blast

A bomb appeared to have been attached to the underside of Sheikh Ali al-Neda's vehicle, said a police officer in the nearby town of Tikrit, Major Hassan Emhimid.

Head of Saddam tribe blown up in car bomb blast
The head of Saddam Hussein's tribe was blown up in a car bomb explosion in the town of Awja north of Baghdad on Tuesday, police said.

A bomb appeared to have been attached to the underside of Sheikh Ali al-Neda's vehicle, said a police officer in the nearby town of Tikrit, Major Hassan Emhimid.

Neda's driver was also killed and one of his guards was seriously wounded.

A spokesman for the Salahuddin provincial governor confirmed the sheikh had been killed.

Reuters

Güncelleme Tarihi: 10 Haziran 2008, 12:13
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