August 27, 2006
Bomb blasts offices of Iraqi newspaper
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside the offices
of the state-run newspaper al-Sabah in Baghdad on Sunday,
killing two people and wounding 20 others, police said.
Police said the car was parked in a lot outside the
building and more than 20 cars were destroyed or on fire.
district, had been severely damaged by the blast, but witnesses
spoke only of broken windows.
Insurgents fighting to topple the U.S.-backed Shi'ite-led
government of national unity often target journalists working
for state media.