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One Iraqi killed, 21 wounded in Baghdad bus explosion: police

A bomb exploded in Baghdad, killing an Iraqi and wounding 21 others, while the US-installed government moved to assert itself with a tough new set of guidelines for media covering the occupied country. A bus was hit by a deadly roadside bomb in the capital while further north another two Iraqis were shot dead as they tried to escape a search of their village, witnesses said. The blast hit the white minivan on Al-Imam Al-Adaam Street, a main route through central Baghdad, shortly after a US patrol passed through about 9:30 am (0530 GMT), witnesses said. The bus was heavily damaged and split open after it crashed into a tree on the road, lined with numerous shops and restaurants. The blast also shattered the windows of a second minivan. Full Story

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