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Car bomb kills two in Iraq as coalition corners Baath fugitives

Two Iraqis were killed in a car bomb explosion, as the US military moved closer to routing the last fugitives from fallen dictator Saddam Hussein’s Baath party, capturing a “most wanted” and tightening the net on the regime’s number two. The bomb exploded outside a police station in the violence-hit Iraqi town of Baquba on Wednesday, just days after another device killed five outside a mosque in the town. There was initial confusion over the number of deaths, with police claiming the bomber was killed in the attack. This was denied by the US military, which revised down the number of fatalities it was reporting from five to two. Full Story

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