Iraq: 4 killed in shooting, 3 in roadside bomb

January 2, 2007 16:27

Gunmen attacked the car of a provincial councilman northeast of Baghdad, killing the man and three of his relatives, police said Tuesday. The incident occurred Monday night on a road in Iraq's Diyala province, northeast of the Iraqi capital. Ali Majeed Salboukh, a member of the Diyala provincial council, was killed along with his brother and two other relatives, police said. Also Tuesday, a roadside bomb killed three civilians and wounded seven others in eastern Baghdad, police said. Three of those injured were policemen. The bomb was hidden in a pile of garbage in the Camp Sarah neighborhood, a mixed area, police said.

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