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Iraq Bomber Blows Self Up Near Tribal Chief House

A suicide bomber blew himself up outside the house of a U.S.-backed tribal leader west of Baghdad Tuesday, wounding four bodyguards, in the latest attack on Iraqis working with U.S.-led occupation forces. Witnesses said the bomber detonated his explosives outside the house of Amer Suleiman, chief of the al-Duleimi tribe in the area and head of the local U.S.-appointed authority in the restive town of Ramadi, 68 miles west of the capital. The unidentified bomber died on the spot and four Duleimi bodyguards were wounded, some of them critically, the witnesses said. The attack followed a pattern of targeting Iraqis seen as collaborators with the U.S. occupation. A twin suicide bombing in northern Iraq killed more than 100 people on February 1. Full Story

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