Iraqi vice president's brother killed in Baghdad

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October 9, 2006 08:35

 
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The brother of Iraq's Sunni Arab vice president was killed early Monday in his Baghdad home, a government spokesman said. Gen. Amir al-Hashimi, brother of Vice President Tariq al-Hashimi and an adviser in the Defense Ministry, was killed by unidentified gunmen wearing military uniforms in his home in north Baghdad, Brig. Qassim al-Moussawi said. Further details were not immediately available.

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