Police chief injured in north Iraq blast: police

BAGHDAD – The police chief of Mosul was seriously wounded in an explosion on Thursday as he toured the scene of a huge blast a day earlier which had killed at least 20 people in the northern Iraqi city, police said.

The cause of the latest blast which wounded Brigadier-General Salih Mohammed Hasan was not immediately known, police said. One of Hasan’s bodyguards was killed and another five wounded, they said.

Check Also

Fatah builds bridges with Syria after rupture with Hamas

A senior Fatah delegation visited Syria, carrying a message from President Mahmoud Abbas to his …