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Bomb Attacks Kill 13 in Iraq


Iraqi officials say bombings in two parts of the country have killed at least 13 people, including seven in an attack against a senior Iraqi Kurdish official.

Police say a roadside bomb in eastern Diyala province Sunday hit a convoy carrying Mohammed Ramadan, a senior member of Iraq's Patriotic Union of Kurdistan party. Authorities say the blast killed five members of Ramadan's family and two of his guards.

The bomb wounded at least four other people, including Ramadan.

Separately today, police say a car bomb attack killed six people and wounded 14 others in northern Baghdad.

Authorities say three policemen were among those wounded in the attack on a police patrol in the capital's Shaab neighborhood.




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

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