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Iraqi police detain hospital official

Published:Thursday | February 14, 2008 | 10:22 AM

The Iraqi police have detained an official at a psychiatric hospital in connection with the bombings of two alleged mentally disabled women.

The man is suspected of supplying information on the patients to Al Qaeda.

Iraqi spokesman Rear Admiral, Gregory Smith said the man in custody is an acting administrator at the Rashad Hospital in Baghdad.

On February 1, two bombs attached to two disabled women detonated killing 98 persons.