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Mosul: Blast targets Kurdistan-KDP's
office, leaves 18 casualties
Iraqi Sources Say Kurdish Party Official Killed in
The suicide bombing that targeted a Kurdistan
Democratic Party (KDP) office, north of Mosul, on
Wednesday morning left two dead and 16 wounded,
Ninewa deputy governor said.
"A suicide bomber detonated, this morning, a car
rigged with explosives outside the office of the
Kurdistan Democratic Party in Khorsbat area, 30 km
north of Mosul, killing two people and wounding 16,"
Khisrou Gouran, Ninewa deputy governor, said.
The deputy governor added, "among the casualties
were members of KDP."
The Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) is headed by
the President of Iraq's Kurdistan region Massoud
Iraqi officials say the minibus carrying a bomb
exploded outside the offices of a key Kurdish
political party near the northern city of Mosul,
killing a party official and at least one guard.
About 15 people were wounded in Wednesday's blast
outside the offices of the Democratic Party of
Shabak minority inhabits the region.
Shabak are part of the minorities that live in Mosul,
mainly northeast of the province. They are Shiite
Muslims and they do not consider themselves Arabs or
Earlier, an eyewitnesses said that a car rigged with
explosives went off just outside the Kurdistan
Democratic Party (KDP) office, north of Mosul,
leaving unspecified number of casualties.
Mosul is 405 km north of Baghdad.
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