Iraqiya official survives bombing attack, but six others killed
Six people died on Thursday in separate bombing attacks in Iraq, one of which targeted an official from the Iraqiya bloc of ex-prime minister Eyad Allawi, an interior ministry official said. In Jurf al-Nadaf, some 10 kilometres southeast of Baghdad, a bomb targeting the convoy of Iraqiya official Karim Mahud killed his bodyguard and three passers-by, and injured four other civilians.
According to AFP, two other people including a policeman died and one was hurt by magnetic bombs attached to their vehicles in the north and centre of the capital.
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