Agencia EFEJuly 17, 2013 14:08
Baghdad, Jul 17 (EFE).- At least 17 people, including three children, died Wednesday in violence in Iraq, an official with the Interior Ministry told Efe.
The three children died when a bomb exploded near the Al Suedi River, northeast of the city of Baqubah, in an attack that wounded five other children.
In the same area, armed men opened fire on the vehicle transporting Sheikh Ali Majid al-Yumaili on a highway near the town of Al Yamila.
The sheikh and his wife were killed in the attack, while one of his sons and another relative were wounded.