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Iraq minister's convoy hit, 9 killed

A suicide bomber slammed his explosives-filled car into the convoy of Iraq's labour minister in Baghdad, killing at least nine people.

world Updated: Oct 23, 2008 13:08 IST

A suicide bomber slammed his explosives-filled car into the convoy of Iraq's labour minister in Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least nine people, security officials told AFP.

The bomber attacked Shiite minister Mahmud Jawad al-Radi's convoy in central Baghdad's Tahreer Square but the minister escaped unhurt, the officials said.

Ten people were wounded in the attack, they added.