Iraqi journalist killed in Diyala blast

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A local journalist working for the Diyala satellite television station was killed Wednesday evening (November 14th) when a sticky bomb attached to his car exploded in Baqubah, the capital of Diyala province, according to the provincial government.

Diyala province spokesperson Samira al-Shebli told Al-Shorfa that Ziad Tareq, the main news anchor at the television station, was driving his car when the bomb exploded near a restaurant in Baqubah.

Five other civilians were wounded in the blast, she said.

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