Attacks Target Party Offices in Iraq
Al-Hayat: Guerrilla attacks on Saturday concentrated on party offices of parties allied with the United States. Gunmen attacked the HQ of the Supreme Council for Islamic Revolution in Iraq in Baqubah, killing 4 persons. Others blew up the HQ of the Iraqi National Accord, the party of caretaker Prime Minister Iyad Allawi. In the northern Kurdish city of Irbil, center of the Kurdish Democratic Party led by Massoud Barzani, a car bomb exploded, killing one person and wounding 40 others, including the Kurdish minister of culture, Mahmoud Muhammad.
In the southern Shiite city of Hilla, a car bomb exploded in the center of the city, killing at least 32 and wounding 42, according to AFP.