BAGHDAD, Jan 7 (KUNA) -- A man killed himself, his brother and injured
another person, after an improvised explosive device he was handling, while in
his car went off, west of the Iraqi city of Al-Nasiriya, 360 km south of the
The car, which was claimed to have belonged to an ex-militant, exploded
outside his home, killing himself, his brother and wounding a third person, in
addition to damaging his own property, according to an Iraqi security source.
The vehicle was being used to transport improvised explosive devices, the
Investigations reveal that the cause of the explosion was not deliberate,
but accidentally spawned by one of the deceased, and that the car was not
strapped with, but was carrying the explosives, Director of Police Maj. Gen.
Sabah Al-Fatlawi told reporters at the scene. (end)
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