Gunman and his family killed in IED blast in Kirkuk04/05/2012 09:52
KIRKUK, May 4 (AKnews)- A gunman, his wife and one of their children were killed today after an improvised explosive device exploded.
The "terrorist" was trying to plant the roadside device in Shimeti village of Zap parish so that he can finally target the security forces with it, said Sarhad Qader, Kirkuk districts police chief.
Qader added the gunman, Haidar Abdullah, from Zap, also took his family with him so that no one suspects he is up to planting the explosive.
According to Qader the gunman was arrested several times by the US forces before he was finally killed in the explosion today.
By Jamshid Zangana