STRING OF BOMBINGS AND SHOOTINGS LEAVE NEARLY 20 PEOPLE DEAD IN IRAQ

الخميس 1427/6/4 هـ الموافق 2006/06/29 م واس
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BAGHDAD, JUNE 29, SPA-- A TRASH COLLECTOR AND A BAGHDAD
UNIVERSITY SECURITY CHIEF WERE SLAIN THURSDAY _ AMONG THE
LATEST VICTIMS OF SEEMINGLY RANDOM VIOLENCE IN IRAQ, AP REPORTED.
THE TRASH COLLECTOR WAS GUNNED DOWN IN A
DRIVE-BY SHOOTING EARLY THURSDAY IN WESTERN BAGHDAD, POLICE
CAPT. JAMIL HUSSEIN SAID.
GUNMEN IN A CIVILIAN CAR ALSO INTERCEPTED A CAR CARRYING
KADHIM CHALLOUB, WHO WAS IN CHARGE OF THE GUARDS AT BAGHDAD
UNIVERSITY, ORDERED HIS DRIVER AND HIS GUARD OUT, THEN
KILLED THE SECURITY CHIEF ON THE EASTERN SIDE OF THE
CAPITAL, ACCORDING TO POLICE LT. MOHAMMAD KHAYOUN.
A ROADSIDE BOMB AIMED AT A POLICE PATROL IN NORTHERN
BAGHDAD MISSED ITS TARGET BUT KILLED ONE CIVILIAN AND
WOUNDED ANOTHER.
AND AT LEAST SIX OTHER DEATHS WERE REPORTED IN THE
CAPITAL, INCLUDING TWO MERCHANTS, A BAKER, AN ELECTRICAL
WORKER AND A WOMAN SITTING IN HER CAR WITH THREE OF HER
SONS, WHO WERE WOUNDED. POLICE ALSO FOUND THE BODY A MAN
WHO HAD BEEN BLINDFOLDED, HANDCUFFED AND SHOT IN THE HEAD
IN WESTERN BAGHDAD.
ELSEWHERE, GUNMEN ON A MOTORCYCLE KILLED A POLICEMAN AND
ATTACKERS FIRING FROM A CAR SHOT TO DEATH A 34-YEAR-OLD MAN
WORKING IN A CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT SHOP IN SEPARATE
ATTACKS IN THE SHIITE HOLY CITY OF KARBALA, 80 KILOMETERS
(50 MILES) SOUTH OF BAGHDAD, HEALTH OFFICIALS SAID.
--SPA
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