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Blast inquiry attacks UN security

An inquiry into the massive car bomb attack on UN headquarters in Iraq this summer has described security measures as “sloppy” and “dysfunctional”. A report by an independent panel says security regulations and advice were ignored even by the secretary general. It says the UN had refused protection because it was uncomfortable with American tanks and other measures. Twenty-two people died in the attack, including UN envoy Sergio Vieira de Mello, and more than 150 were injured. Full Story

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