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Iraqi security forces inspect a damaged car at a bombing site in Baghdad on Monday, Oct. 4. 2010. Police say the roadside bombing targeted the convoy of a deputy minister in Iraq's government, killing the minister's bodyguard and injuring at least seven people. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
Photo by: Hadi Mizban
Iraqi security forces inspect a damaged car at a bombing site in Baghdad on Monday, Oct. 4. 2010. Police say the roadside bombing targeted the convoy of a deputy minister in Iraq's government, killing the minister's bodyguard and injuring at least seven people. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

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