"The truth is that security agencies in Missan found a home-made explosive charge
placed in a dump site close to the minister's house," it said, adding the charge was defused without incident.
The source added the explosive charge
weighed seven kilograms and was a time bomb that would be detonated by a cell phone.
He said that the victim, called Mustapha Mutlaq Saleh, was coming out of his house on his way for work, when an explosive charge
blew off when he drove is pick-up, killing him on the spot an destroying his car.
went off upon the arrival of an Iraqi police patrol to the
A police source told the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) that an explosive charge
"An explosive charge
blew up early on Monday on the main highway that passes through Mahmoudiya township south of Baghdad, aimed at visitors of Imam Hussein's 40th Martyrdom Day Anniversary," the security source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
SALAH AL-DIN / Aswat al-Iraq: Four members of a policeman's family have been injured in an explosive charge
blast against their house in Balad township of Salah al-Din Province on Sunday night, a security source reported on Monday.
"An explosive charge
, targeted against a police patrol on the main street at Faluja city center on Sunday, injured 2 civilians and a policeman," the police source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: A visitor to the 40th Martyrdom Day of Imam Hussein Bin-Ali has been killed in an explosive charge
blast and 5 others injured in Mahmoudiya township, south of Baghdad, a police source reported on Saturday.
NINEWA / Aswat al-Iraq: A child has been killed and five women were injured by an explosive charge
blast aimed at a bus, carrying visitors on their way to attend Imam Hussein Bin Ali's 40th Martyrdom Anniversary Day, on their way to Karbala, in the attack that took place southwest of Mosul, a Ninewa security source reported on Thursday.
"Five successive blasts took place by explosive charges
at dawn today (Wednesday) in Baaquba's al-Tahrir, al-Mafraq and al-Amin districts, killing a female child and wounding 6 civilians, considered the first acts of violence in Diala Province in the New Year, 2012," the security source told Aswat al-Iraq news agency." The security source said that among the injured persons was an officer in the previous Iraqi Army, who was injured in an explosive charge
blast in al-Amin district in Central Baaquba.
KIRKUK / Aswat al-Iraq: An Iraqi civilian has been killed and 4 others injured in an explosive charge
blast west of northern Iraq's oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Sunday, the City's Police Director reported.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: At least 9 persons, including 3 policemen, have been injured in a Katyusha rockets attack and an explosive charge
blast south and southeast of Baghdad on Sunday night, a security source reported on Monday.
KIRKUK / Aswat al-Iraq: An Iraqi fortune-teller has been seriously injured in an explosive charge
blast under his car, south of northern Iraq's oil-rich city of Kirkuk on Saturday, a Kirkuk Police officer reported.
KIRKUK / Aswat al-Iraq: Two policemen have been killed in an explosive charge
blast in Hawija township of Kirkuk Province, whilst a cadre in the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) has been injured in another explosion under his car south of Kirkuk, the city's Police Director, Sarhad Qader reported on Saturday.