Member of Parliament Assassinated
Bombs go off in Baghdad
AP rounds up Saturday’s events in Iraq. Explosions went off in Baghdad and at the Green Zone, apparently not far from caretaker Prime Miniter Iyad Allawi.
Guerrillas at Mosul detonated a car bomb as an Iraqi national guard unit from Kirkuk went by, injuring seven of them.
Guerrillas at largely Turkmen Tel Afar also clashed with US troops.
The US arrested 4 Sunni clerics from the Association of Muslim Scholars.
Ash-Sharq al-Awsat reports that a Communist representative in the 100-member National Council in Iraq, which serves as a sort of interim parliament, was assassinated while traveling in the north near Kirkuk on Saturday. This would be like a senator being assassinated in the United States.