Wife of Iraqi president unharmed in Baghdad blast

May 4th, 2008 - 9:23 pm ICT by admin  

Baghdad, May 4 (DPA) A bomb blast targeting the motorcade of the wife of Iraqi President Jalal Talabani in Baghdad left four of her guards wounded Sunday, according to a presidential statement, while a female journalist was shot dead in the northern city of Mosul. Talabani’s wife, Hiro Ibrahim Ahmed, was unharmed in the blast that occurred near the national theatre in central Baghdad, said the statement issued by the president’s office.

Ahmed was on her way to the theatre to attend a cultural event.

In Mosul, gunmen in a car shot dead an Iraqi Kurdish journalist, Sarwa Abdel-Wahab, outside her home in Bakr district, according to the website of Talabani’s Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party.

Abdel-Wahab was also a lawyer and a member of the election committee office in Mosul.

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