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Huge bomb targets U.S. Green Zone

In an audacious assault on the most heavily guarded area in all of Iraq, a suicide attacker detonated a huge car bomb Wednesday near the compound housing the U.S. and British Embassies and several key Iraqi government buildings, killing at least 10 people and wounding 40 others. The bombing, which came on the 46th anniversary of the end of the monarchy in Iraq, was the deadliest attack in Baghdad since the U.S.-led coalition handed over authority to the interim Iraqi government June 28. It came on a day marked by a spasm of violence and uncertainty in Iraq. Insurgents assassinated the governor of Nineveh province Wednesday, and Bulgarian officials confirmed that a Bulgarian contractor was slain by a group associated with Jordanian-born militant Abu Musab al-Zarqawi. Full Story

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