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Sadrist MP assassinated in Baghdad

world Updated: Oct 09, 2008 18:15 IST
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A Shiite radical MP died of injuries from a roadside bomb attack on Thursday in Baghdad's Shiite stronghold of Sadr City, his Sadrist faction said.

"The political committee announces the death of Saleh al-Ogayly (MP) resulting from injuries sustained in a bomb attack in Baghdad on Thursday," a statement said.

At least one bystander was also killed in the roadside bomb attack, security officials said, adding that four people were wounded.