Suicide car bomb hits house of Iraqi officer, killing five 2007-02-20 02:55:02

    BAGHDAD, Feb. 19 (Xinhua) -- A suicide car bomber Monday rammed into a house in Duluiyah City, some 90 km north of Baghdad, killing at least five people and wounding 15 others, local police source said.

    "A suicide car bomber rammed his explosive-laden car into the house of the major Amir Naief al-Khazraji, the commander of the Iraqi National Guards in the City, killing at least five people, including a guard, and wounding 15 others," the source told Xinhuaon condition of anonymity.

    He said that all the wounded were transferred immediately to a hospital after the blast.

    It was unknown whether al-Khazraji was in the house when the suicide attack occurred.

    Duluiyah City has long been a bastion of insurgency against the U.S.-led troops and Iraqi security forces.

    Insurgents frequently attack Iraqi security forces, accusing them of collaborating with the U.S. occupation.

Editor: Mu Xuequan
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