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February 19, 2006 - MidEastWire.com Daily Iraq Monitor

February 19, 2006

Al Sharqiyah TV:

An explosive charge targeted the motorcade of Brig-Gen Hatim Khalaf al-Ubaydi, an assistant to Kirkuk police commander, killing him and two of his bodyguards. Police sources said the incident took place in western Kirkik this morning while the motorcade was travelling on one of the main roads.

Two policemen were wounded in an explosive charge blast in Al-Fallujah in Al-Anbar Governorate west of Baghdad. Police sources said that an officer and a policeman were wounded in the blast, which targeted their patrol in the centre of Al-Fallujah. Other sources had earlier said that a 6-year-old child and his uncle were martyred in an explosive charge blast that targeted a US patrol. These sources said the blast took place on a main road in western Fallujah last afternoon.

Four policemen were wounded in a booby-trapped car explosion while their patrol was travelling in Al-Khalis subdistrict in Diyala Governorate.

Al Jazeera TV:

An Iraqi security source has said that two Iraqis were killed and four others were wounded in two booby-trapped car explosions near the Green Zone in central Baghdad. The source did not give any further information on the two explosions. - MIDEASTWIRE.COM, Middle East



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