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US soldier, at least seven Iraqis killed as insurgents hit back

A suicide bomber killed at least five people in Iraq ‘s northern oil centre, just hours after two more died in a car bombing in western Iraq, while a US soldier also died as insurgents hit back following a US onslaught. An Iraqi police auxiliary too was killed in a shooting outside the temporary premises being used by Jordanian diplomats in Baghdad since 14 people were killed in the bombing of the embassy building in August. A schoolmistress and two pupils were among those confirmed dead after the bomber blew up a pickup truck crammed with explosives at a checkpoint near the offices of the two main Kurdish factions in Kirkuk. Another 37 people were wounded, seven of them critically, said the director general of Kirkuk General Hospital, Hashem Mohammed. Full Story

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