Gulf & Middle East
Six killed in Iraq violence
Apr 29, 2007 - 3:23:52 PM

Baghdad, April 29 - At least six people were killed in separate incidents in Baghdad Sunday, source said.

Gunmen shot dead three civilians in the Sunni neighbourhood of Adhamiyah in north Baghdad, an interior ministry source said.

Three Iraqis were killed and eight wounded when roadside bomb detonated in the Zaafaraniyah neighbourhood southern Baghdad, police sources said.

A veteran female presenter Amal al-Mudaris, working in a state-run radio, was critically wounded when gunmen opened fire at her when she was leaving her house in Khadraa district in western Baghdad, the source said.

Separately, more than a dozen large explosions rocked southern areas of the capital at about 9.00 a.m. -.

Brigadier General Qassim Atta spokesman of the security crackdown told the state-run television Al-Iraqiya that the blasts were part of the joint US and Iraqi security plan without specifying what caused the blasts.

Violence persists in Baghdad despite the presence of tens of thousands of US and Iraqi soldiers across the capital in a major security crackdown aimed at curbing insurgency and sectarian violence in the war-torn country.

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