Friday, October 28, 2005
Turkmen Police Officer Shot Dead in Kerkuk
a police lieutenant colonel in the northern city of Kerkük was shot dead by insurgents outside his home late Wednesday.Police identified the victim as Ardjman Abdullah, who last month had escaped an assassination attempt with slight injuries. Abdullah's brother, who worked for the Iraqi army, was murdered last month. Abdullah was a member of a Turkoman Party and had maintained strong contacts with all the various ethnic groups in Kirkuk.