Baghdad bomb injures Iraqi state TV news anchor

Baghdad has been hit recently by a wave of bombings and shootings.

Baghdad: Iraq`s state-run television says one of its news anchors has been injured by a bomb attached to his car.

It`s the latest targeted attack against staff members at Iraqiya television. Two Iraqiya reporters were killed early this month.

Police officials say the bomb exploded on Monday as Alaa Muhsen drove through southern Baghdad. Officials at Yarmouk Hospital confirmed they were treating Muhsen.

Baghdad has been hit recently by a wave of bombings and shootings targeting security officials and government employees.

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorised to brief media.

Bureau Report

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