Suicide bomber in wheelchair kills senior officer in Iraq

Türkiye Materials 25 February 2008 15:13 (UTC +04:00)

(dpa) - A suicide bomber in a wheelchair killed a senior police officer and his two aides and wounded eight soldiers at a police centre in Samarra, northern Iraq Monday, according to security officials.

Major General Abdel Jabbar Rabi, an assistant police commander, was killed when a man in a wheelchair blew himself up as the officer was on his way into the centre to meet a group of Iraqis, police said.