Suicide Car Bomber Kills 16 People in Western Iraq

A suicide car bomber killed 16 people at a National Guard center in western Iraq on Wednesday as U.S. and Iraqi forces struggled to quell insurgents bent on derailing elections due in January.An Interior Ministry official said the bomber targeted recruits for the paramilitary force in the town of Anah, 163 miles northwest of Baghdad, near the Syrian border. Local doctors said 16 people had been killed and 24 wounded. Witnesses said they saw a car hurtling toward the National Guard center on the edge of town just before the explosion.Full Story

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