Iraq finance minister escapes bomb attack on his convoy




 
--
Boots
 
January 13th, 2013  
News Manager
 

Topic: Iraq finance minister escapes bomb attack on his convoy


BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A roadside bomb hit Iraqi Finance Minister Rafaie al-Esawi's convoy west of Baghdad as he left a meeting on Sunday, wounding two of his guards, his office and security sources said. It was not clear whether Esawi was the target of the bombing. The Sunni Muslim minister is caught up in a crisis that has triggered protests in Sunni regions and is straining Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's power-sharing government. "A roadside bomb exploded near his convoy. His car was not hit and he is safe, but two guards were wounded," a spokesman for Esawi's office said. ...

More...
 


Similar Topics
New Rules In Iraq May Make It Tougher To Keep Insurgents
Iraq suicide bomb kills 4 US soldiers
What If Iran Gets the Bomb? Good Analysis
Pearl Harbour one more lie?????
Shaking hands with Sadam Hussein