Iraq PM orders probe into assassinations

Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki on Sunday ordered an investigation into the assassinations of a provincial governor and police chief who were killed on Saturday in a bomb attack in the Shia south.

Iraq PM orders probe into assassinations
Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri Al Maliki on Sunday ordered an investigation into the assassinations of a provincial governor and police chief who were killed on Saturday in a bomb attack in the Shia south.

"It is with sadness that we learnt of the martyrdom of the governor of Diwaniyah, Khalil Jalil Hamza, the police chief Khalid Hassan, and their guards from an explosive device," the premier's office said in a statement.

"We have issued orders for an investigation into this criminal act and for those who carried out this cruel crime to be detained so that justice can be done," it added.


AFP
Last Mod: 12 Ağustos 2007, 16:29
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