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Car Bomb Kills Nearly 50 at Police Station in Iraq

A massive car bomb ripped through a police station south of Baghdad Tuesday killing about 50 people, in the latest deadly attack on Iraqis seen as collaborators with U.S. occupation forces. The attack came after U.S. officials said an Islamic militant with links to Osama bin Laden’s al Qaeda network was plotting to ignite a civil war in Iraq to undermine efforts to hand over power to Iraqis. “There are around 50 martyrs, 30 of whom have been identified, and dozens wounded,” Dr. Tahsin Ahmad told Reuters at the hospital in Iskandariya, 25 miles south of Baghdad. The hospital’s director, Razak Jannabi, said: “Thirty dead have been brought here, I believe that number is rising. I believe it’s at 49.” Full Story

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