Two killed in attack on UN headquarters in Baghdad

November 29th, 2008 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS  

Baghdad, Nov 29 (DPA) An attack Saturday on headquarters of the UN mission in Iraq in Baghdad’s fortified central area known as the Green Zone left two dead and 15 injured, a mission spokesperson told Voices of Iraq (VOI) news agency.The UN presence in Iraq has been limited since the organization’s Baghdad headquarters was bombed in August 2003, killing 22 people, including the UN envoy in Iraq, Sergio Vieira de Mello.

The Green Zone, Baghdad’s diplomatic and government quarter, has been a frequent target of militants in Iraq.

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