Suicide blast hurts Iraq deputy PM

The Iraqi deputy prime minister has been wounded in a suicide attack while attending prayers near his home in central Baghdad.

Suicide blast hurts Iraq deputy PM

The Iraqi deputy prime minister has been wounded in asuicide attack while attending prayers near his home in central Baghdad.

Salam Al-Zubayi is reported to have been injured in thestomach and shoulder when a suicide bomber blew himself up.

He and was taken to a USmilitary hospital in Baghdad for treatment, a US militaryspokesman said.

Lieutenant colonel Christopher Garver said: "Hewas admitted in a UScombat hospital an hour ago."

The bomber blew himself up as al-Zubaie, one of two deputiesto Nouri al-Maliki, was leaving a mosque next to his house and office, policesaid.

At least two worshippers were killed and 10 others woundedin the attack, police said.


Source:Agencies

Güncelleme Tarihi: 20 Eylül 2018, 18:16
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