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Car bomb blast kills 12 in Iraq

Posted By admin On October 10, 2008 @ 12:47 pm In World News | Comments Disabled

ITN [1]
Friday, October 10, 2008

A car bomb blast has killed 12 people and wounded 22 others in Baghdad. Police said women and children were among the bomb victims.

The bomb struck a busy market in the Abu Dsheer neighbourhood, a mainly Shia district on the southern outskirts of the Iraqi capital.

Violence in Iraq has fallen to a four-year low in recent months but militants are still carrying out frequent large-scale bomb attacks.

US and Iraqi authorities usually blame Sunni Islamist al-Qaeda militants for car bombs and suicide attacks against civilian targets.

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[1] ITN: http://uk.news.yahoo.com/itn/20081010/twl-car-bomb-blast-kills-12-in-iraq-41f21e0.html

[2] Car bomb in Iraq livestock market kills 12: http://www.prisonplanet.com/car-bomb-in-iraq-livestock-market-kills-12.html

[3] Bomb blasts kill at least 41 in Iraq: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bomb-blasts-kill-at-least-41-in-iraq.html

[4] Car bomb kills 22 and wounds 54 in Baghdad: http://www.prisonplanet.com/car-bomb-kills-22-and-wounds-54-in-baghdad.html

[5] Wave of bombings kill 20, wound 195 in Iraq: http://www.prisonplanet.com/wave-of-bombings-kill-20-wound-195-in-iraq.html

[6] Two Baghdad bomb attacks kill 18: http://www.prisonplanet.com/two-baghdad-bomb-attacks-kill-18.html

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