Al-Hamdani, a correspondent for Al-Itijah satellite television
in Al-Anbar province, was covering a religious celebration in a cultural center
in Ramadi when a suicide bomber detonated explosives, news reports said. Ahmad Abd al-Salam, a
correspondent for Al-Aan satellite TV station, and Ahmad al-Hayti, a radio
reporter for Iraq Hurr, were injured in the attack, according to news reports.
Al-Hayti told his station that the celebration included
a gathering of poets and writers reciting their work and had no security.
Fourteen people were killed and 23 injured in the attack, according to news