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September 27, 2006 - MidEastWire.com Daily Iraq Monitor

September 27, 2006

Al Sharqiyah TV:

A family of seven members died after shells fired from an unknown source fell on their house in the city of Ba'qubah, the capital of Diyala Governorate, northeast of Baghdad, this morning. A police spokesman said that a barrage of mortar shells fell on the house of Jasim Muhammad Muhaydi al-Zaydi in Bani Zayd village in the Al-Qatun neighbourhood in western Ba'qubah, killing the family members while they were asleep. The shelling also killed a man in a nearby house. The report adds that eyewitnesses said that a US plane bombarded the house with a missile, causing casualties and material damage.

The headquarters of local parties in Kirkuk and police stations in Al-Sulaymaniyah in the Iraqi Kurdistan region in northern Iraq were the target of four explosions. A Kirkuk Police source said that a booby-trapped car exploded in front of the headquarters of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in the Al-Iskan area, killing four people and wounding several others.

Two explosions have targeted police forces in Al-Sulaymaniyah Governorate, wounding a policeman. An Al-Sulaymaniyah Governorate police source noted that the two explosions were detonated by detonating propane cylinders on the road to the Halalawah village in Banjwin District. - MIDEASTWIRE.COM, Middle East

 

 

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