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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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