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May 21, 2006 - MidEastWire.com Daily Iraq Monitor

May 21, 2006

Al Sharqiyah TV:

Unidentified gunmen assassinated four civilians in the area of Al-Mafraq in western Ba'qubah, the centre of the Diyala Governorate northwest of Baghdad. A medical source said that the Ba'qubah General Hospital received four bodies of citizens, killed by unidentified gunmen who managed to escape.

An explosive device targeted an Iraqi police patrol in the area of Al-Saydiyah, in southern Baghdad, today. An Iraqi Interior Ministry source said five civilians were wounded in the explosion, which took place early this morning.

An Iraqi police source said unidentified gunmen assassinated Safa Ali Salman, an employee of the Al-Mada'in District Local Council in southern Baghdad, as he was on his way to work this morning.

A bobby-trapped vehicle exploded in the city of Al-Shu'lah, northwest of the capital Baghdad, today. Iraqi police said two people were martyred and six others were wounded in the explosion.

Unidentified gunmen assassinated two brothers today, who were employed for protecting oil installations in the city of Tikrit, in the centre of the Salah al-Din Governorate, north of Baghdad. An Iraqi police source said the gunmen assassinated the two victims on the main road north of Tikrit, and fled in an Opel. - MIDEASTWIRE.COM, Middle East



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