Iraqi vice president's bodyguard shot dead

Baghdad, July 21 (IANS) A bodyguard of Iraq's Shia Vice President Khudair al-Khuzaie was Saturday shot dead in an attack here, Xinhua reported.

An interior ministry official said that unidentified gunmen shot down the bodyguard in Baghdad's central district of Karrada.

Khuzaie himself was not at the scene when the attack took place around midday.

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Updated Date: Jul 21, 2012 23:15:22 IST

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