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Several Dead After Blast Rips Through Baghdad Hotel

A powerful blast ripped through a Baghdad hotel and neighboring houses Wednesday evening, killing several people and sending flames and smoke into the night sky in the center of the city. Correspondent Luke Baker said several bodies were being pulled out of the rubble of the Mount Lebanon Hotel, a small hotel used mainly by Iraqis and Arabs. The hotel, neighboring buildings and several cars were ablaze, and rescuers said many people were trapped under the rubble. The blast sent a column of flame and smoke into the night sky. Full Story

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