Democratic Underground Latest Greatest Lobby Journals Search Options Help Login

Blast, Gunfire Heard at Iraq Foreign Ministry

Printer-friendly format Printer-friendly format
Printer-friendly format Email this thread to a friend
Printer-friendly format Bookmark this thread
This topic is archived.
Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU
Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 03:52 AM
Original message
Blast, Gunfire Heard at Iraq Foreign Ministry
Blast, Gunfire Heard at Iraq Foreign Ministry
Tue October 7, 2003 04:26 AM ET

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A blast hit the compound of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry in Baghdad Tuesday but security guards at the building said there appeared to have been no casualties.

Gunfire rang out in the area after the blast, and journalists were not allowed to enter the compound.

Several bomb and missile attacks have been aimed at "soft targets" in Baghdad over recent weeks.

Last month a suicide car bomber blew himself up outside the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, also killing a security guard -- the second deadly bomb attack on the U.N. in Baghdad. (snip/...)

Printer Friendly | Permalink |  | Top

Home » Discuss » Latest Breaking News Donate to DU

Powered by DCForum+ Version 1.1 Copyright 1997-2002
Software has been extensively modified by the DU administrators

Important Notices: By participating on this discussion board, visitors agree to abide by the rules outlined on our Rules page. Messages posted on the Democratic Underground Discussion Forums are the opinions of the individuals who post them, and do not necessarily represent the opinions of Democratic Underground, LLC.

Home  |  Discussion Forums  |  Journals |  Store  |  Donate

About DU  |  Contact Us  |  Privacy Policy

Got a message for Democratic Underground? Click here to send us a message.

© 2001 - 2011 Democratic Underground, LLC