Brother-in-law of Iraqi Governing Council member killed in blast as five Iraqis wounded northeast of Baghdad

Published March 13th, 2004 - 02:00 GMT

In Baghdad, the brother-in-law of a member of the U.S.-picked Iraqi Governing Council was killed when a bomb exploded in a shop Saturday, an official said. According to AFP, Iraqi police confirmed that one man was killed and another was injured. An aide to Ibrahim al-Jaafari, a Shiite member of the Governing Council, identified the dead as al-Jaafari's brother-in-law, Haidar al-Qazwini.  


Capt. Abbas Nima of the Iraqi police said one unidentified man left a bag containing explosives in the shop before it went off.  


elsewhere, a roadside bomb exploded on Saturday morning in Baquba, 60 kilometres northeast of Baghdad, as a US convoy passed, police said.  


The blast near a gas station, failed to injure any US soldiers, but five Iraqis were wounded. (

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