Arab chieftain killed in Baghdad23/04/2012 09:45
BAGHDAD, April 23 (AKnews) - An Arab chieftain was shot dead in Baghdad and elsewhere six wanted men were arrested in Diyala.
Sheikh Jaber al-Ramish, one of the sheikhs of Jabouri tribe, was killed by silenced guns in Taji, north of Baghdad.
In a separate incident, six men were arrested after they attacked a checkpoint in Hadid district, 10km north of Baquba, said Mohammed al-Obeidi, head of the security committee at Khales local council.
They are suspected of belonging to al-Qaeda, he added.
By Mohammed al-Jabouri and Mohammed Tayyeb