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Bomber kills 5 local tribal leaders in Iraq

Written by: Staff

BAGHDAD, Nov 9 (Reuters) A suicide bomber wearing a vest packed with explosives killed five Sunni Arab tribal leaders in Iraq's Diyala province today, police said.

They said the bomber blew himself up in a meeting of local tribal leaders from the area. Those killed were members of the Diyala Salvation Council, a body set up to oppose al Qaeda in Iraq in the province.

Reuters SBA VP0035

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