Iraqi politicians fall victim to roadside bomb in Kurdish north
An Iraqi woman inspects the damage following a car bomb attack that happened late at night in Kirkuk, 240 kilometers north of Baghdad, on March 20, 2013, that killed one and wounded several. (AFP PHOTO / MARWAN IBRAHIM)
A roadside bomb in a town in disputed Iraqi Kurdistan has killed two local politicians and a bodyguard, Al Jazeera reported on Tuesday.
The attack, which took place just south of the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk wounded one other politician and one other bodyguard, according to police and hospital sources speaking to the news agency.
Candidates, Naimi and Khorshid, who were standing for the local elections set for April 20 were both killed in the blast.
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