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Three killed in bomb attacks near Baghdad shrine

Posted By admin On September 12, 2009 @ 4:37 am In World News | Comments Disabled

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Saturday, September 12, 2009

A double bomb attack near a Shiite shrine and close to a major army base in central Baghdad killed at least three people and wounded dozens on Saturday, security and health officials told AFP.

A bomb in a parked car exploded at 12.35 pm (0935 GMT) close to the shrine and next to the former site of the country’s defence ministry, an interior ministry official said, giving the death toll.

A second explosion occurred nearby in the area which is also close to the Iraqi health ministry, he said.

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An official at Medical City Hospital in the capital said 35 people were being treated for injuries.

The interior ministry official the explosion was in an area between the health ministry and the military base where major construction work is going on.

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