Accessibility links

Breaking News

At Least 13 Killed In Baghdad Car Bomb Attack

Aftermath of a bomb attack in Baghdad (file photo) (epa) April 13, 2006 -- The Iraqi Interior Ministry says 13 people were killed and eight wounded in a car bomb attack in Shi'ite-dominated neighborhood of Baghdad.

The car blew up near a market on the outskirts of Al-Kadhimiyah, a western district of the city.

Also in Baghdad, gunmen killed Mahmud Ahmed, the brother of a top Sunni Arab politician, Tariq al-Hashemi.

Al-Hashemi, a member of the Iraqi Islamic Party, has been talked of as a possible speaker of the incoming parliament.

(AFP, Reuters)

RFE/RL Iraq Report

RFE/RL Iraq Report

SUBSCRIBE For weekly news and analysis on Iraq by e-mail, subscribe to "RFE/RL Iraq Report."