Bombing Foiled In Najaf Shrine Police

Bombing Foiled in Najaf

The shrine police in Najaf accosted two suspicious men carrying bags in that city in the middle of the night of Weds-Thursday. The men opened fire at a police vehicle, but no one was wounded. They then ran away, leaving the bags behind, which were revealed to contain home-made bombs of TNT and detonators. The shrine police opened fire on the men, but they got away. (AFP via al-Sharq al-Awsat).