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Iraqi Official on the Mend After Sneak Attack

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Posted on Mar 24, 2007

An Iraqi deputy prime minister is recovering after a dual explosion Friday that left six people dead. The assault, believed to have indirect ties to al-Qaida, took place as a prayer group was gathering at the home of the wounded official, Salam Z. al-Zobaee.  A cook reportedly helped a suicide bomber sneak onto the property.

Washington Post:

The attack against Salam Z. al-Zobaee, one of the highest-ranking Sunni Arabs in the Shiite-led government, killed at least six people and injured 15 others as they were preparing for a prayer service at Zobaee’s home, Brig. Qassim al-Moussawi, spokesman for the Baghdad security plan, said at a news conference. The attack involved two simultaneous blasts: a suicide bombing in the house and a car bomb detonated in an attached garage

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