Iraqi Province's Governor, Police Chief Killed in Blast

World | August 11, 2007, Saturday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0

The governor and the police chief of Iraq's southern province of Diwaniya were among six people killed by a roadside bomb on Saturday.

Governor Khalil Jalil Hamza and police chief Major-General Khaled Hassan were returning to the provincial capital, when their convoy was hit by the bomb.

Three of the officials' bodyguards were also killed in the blast.

Hassan had been taking his current position for less than a week. Hamza was a member of the Supreme Islamic Iraqi Council (SIIC), the biggest Shiite party.

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