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December 18, 2006 - MidEastWire.com Daily Iraq Monitor

December 18, 2006

Al Sharqiyah TV:

A bomb went off in the middle of a vegetable market in the Al-Dawrah neighbourhood in southern Baghdad today. A security source said that the explosion resulted in wounding seven persons as well as inflicting material damage on the market.

An Interior Ministry source said that an explosive charge went off against a police patrol near the University of Technology in central Baghdad, wounding three policemen.

Another report says that an explosive charge went off in eastern Baghdad against a car belonging to the Iraqi Ministry of Electricity. The report adds that a security source said that the explosion resulted in the killing of the driver and the wounding of two other occupants. The report goes on to say that the security source did not name the place where the incident occurred.

Unidentified gunmen killed lawyer Khayr-al-Din al-Dabbagh, member of Ninawa Governorate Council, in front of his house in Al-Zuhur neighbourhood in Mosul today. The report notes that the gunmen fled the scene after killing Al-Dabbagh. - MIDEASTWIRE.COM, Middle East



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