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Series of assassinations ongoing in Iraq

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 09:28 GMT

Chairman of Baghdad Investment Commission Shaker Al Zameli escaped an assassination attempt targeting his convoy in Baghdad on Tuesday.
A bombing targeted the convoy of Zameli in Kahramana field, central Baghdad, wounded four people including Al Zameliís security guard, police said.
Gunmen killed two members of Al Sadr municipal council in a drive-by shooting, Baghdad Operations Command said.
Security forces arrested three suspects with whom they confiscated a motorcycle, a muted gun, a Kalashnikov and a bomb.
Two policemen were killed by gunfire in a separate incident at a monitoring point in Al Radwaniya region, southern Baghdad.
Five people were wounded in Al Rashid region when a bomb hidden in a bag near a police station exploded, police said.
In Diyala, police freed a kidnapped and arrested four of his abductors at a checking point in northern Baaquba, police said.