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Car Bomb in Northern Iraq Kills 5

May 31, 2006

BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) _ A parked car packed with explosives hit a police patrol in the northern city of Mosul on Wednesday, killing at least five policemen and wounding 14, including a senior officer, police said.

The blast, which struck the patrol in the Dawasa neighborhood of Mosul, 225 miles northwest of Baghdad, heavily damaged cars and stores in the area, police Col. Abdulkarim Ahmed said. The wounded were taken to the al-Jumhuri teaching hospital.

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