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Roadside Bomb in Baghdad Kills 2 Security Personnel


Iraqi officials say a roadside bomb blast in Baghdad has killed at least two security officers.

Authorities say at least two others were wounded in the explosion early Saturday in the eastern section of the capital.

Also in Baghdad, police say a top police officer was unharmed when a roadside bomb exploded near his vehicle, but at least one person was killed and another was wounded. The U.S. military says a roadside bomb in the city today killed a U.S. soldier.

Police report they found the bound and blindfolded bodies of two unidentified men in Baghdad who had been shot.

In another development, British military officials in southern Iraq said today two Macedonian contract workers were kidnapped Thursday near Basra.

Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.

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