Zarqawi aide arrested as at least three Iraqis die in attacks
A suspected deputy of al Qaeda leader Abu Musab al-Zarqawi has been captured in the city of Mosul, the Iraqi military said Saturday. Iraqi and U.S.-led occupation forces on Friday arrested Mullah Mahdi and five other suspects -- Mahdi's brother, three other Iraqis and a Syrian, Iraqi Maj. Gen. Khalil al-Obeidi said.
Meanwhile, a suicide car bomb detonated at an Iraqi military checkpoint in central Iraq on Saturday, killing three Iraqi soldiers and wounding three others, including one civilians, police said.
Another suicide car bomber attacked a police patrol in western Baghdad's Amil neighborhood Saturday, seriously wounding two policemen and setting two vehicles ablaze, Capt. Talib Thamir said.