25 killed in Iraq suicide bombing

March 10th, 2009 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS  

Baghdad, March 10 (Xinhua) A suicide car bomb attack ripped through a tribal leaders’ gathering in Iraq’s Abu Ghraib area Tuesday, killing at least 25 people and wounding 20, an interior ministry source said.
A suicide bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into a crowd of tribal leaders and senior army officers while they were leaving the town hall, 20 km west of Baghdad, the source said.

The commander of an Iraqi Army battalion was among the killed. Iraqi state-run television said that its reporter was seriously wounded in the attack.

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