Police: Bomb wounds Sunni politician, kills 2 bodyguards near Baghdad

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July 27, 2008 09:36

 
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A car bomb near Baghdad wounded a senior member of a Sunni political party and his son, while killing two of his bodyguards, police said Sunday. Police said unknown gunmen also opened fire on the house of Zaki Obaid Fayadh, head of the local branch of the Iraqi Islamic party in Fallujah, about 65 kilometers west of Baghdad. Sunday's explosion occurred in Fayadh's garage. According to police, the bomb appeared to have been planted under a car.

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