Police chief injured in north Iraq blast: police

BAGHDAD – The police chief of Mosul was seriously wounded in an explosion on Thursday as he toured the scene of a huge blast a day earlier which had killed at least 20 people in the northern Iraqi city, police said.

The cause of the latest blast which wounded Brigadier-General Salih Mohammed Hasan was not immediately known, police said. One of Hasan’s bodyguards was killed and another five wounded, they said.

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