BAGHDAD, Dec 7 (AFP)
- 6h43 - Three Iraqis, including a candidate
standing in the country's key December 15 election,
have been killed in attacks on the offices of the
Islamic Union of Kurdistan, party sources said
"Mushir Ahmed, a Union leader and candidate in the
forthcoming elections was killed" in an assault
against the party's office in Dohuk, in northern
Iraq, on Tuesday the faction said.
Two other members of the movement were killed in
another attack in Zakho, further north on the same
day, the Union said.
The group also reported multiple attacks on its
offices in four other towns in the Dohuk province.
Several people were wounded, the statement said.
Late Tuesday, medics had said at least 20 people
were wounded in the attack in Dohuk, including seven
members of the Islamic party, five policemen and two
children. The party offices were vandalised and some
of them burnt.