Iraqi Council Member Dies of Wounds from Attack
A leading figure in Iraq's interim governing council dies five days after she was wounded by gunmen outside her home. Aquila al-Hashimi died Thursday of organ failure at a U.S. military hospital in Baghdad. A Shiite Muslim, she was one of three women on the 25-member council, and was in line to represent Iraq at the United Nations. Hear NPR's Emily Harris.
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