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Suicide Truck Bomb Kills at Least 10 in Baghdad

A suicide bomber blew up a fuel truck outside a Baghdad police station on Monday, killing at least 10 people, wounding 62 and destroying cars and buildings. It was the latest in a series of suicide attacks on Iraqi police, National Guardsmen and senior members of Iraq’s new government in a seemingly accelerated campaign of violence. The bombing came as the Philippines prepared to bring the last of its troops home, giving in to a demand by insurgents threatening to kill a Filipino hostage. At the scene of the blast, U.S. Army Lieutenant Colonel Bill Salter said between 10 and 15 people had been killed in an attack he said was probably carried out by a suicide bomber. “We believe it was possibly a fuel-truck type vehicle,” Salter told reporters. Witnesses said they saw a fuel tanker racing toward the police station moments before the explosion. Full Story

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