Car bomb attack in Iraqi town, at least two dead and 45 injured
Saturday, June 19, 2010
According to a police source, at several people have been killed and a further 45 wounded after a car bomb went off in the Iraqi town of , located about 170 (105 ) north of . Conflicting media reports put the number of dead between two and five.
The bomb reportedly was in a parked vehicle near the residence of Niazi Mohammed, a provincial council official, and damaged many homes upon detonation. Police official Colonel Hussein al-Bayati commented that women and children were among the casualties.
al-Bayati added that the home of Turkmen councillor Niazar Nomaroglu was severely damaged as well, although it wasn't immediately clear whether Nomaroglu had been killed.