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Car Bomb Kills 11 Near Green Zone

A car bomb exploded in a line of vehicles waiting to enter the Green Zone early Monday, killing at least 11 Iraqis at an entrance busy with Iraqi security personnel and people commuting to jobs inside the heavily fortified district. The apparent suicide attack, staged on the first anniversary of former president Saddam Hussein’s capture, produced a mushroom cloud over the city. The blast took place as U.S. and Iraqi forces continued to clash with insurgents in the northern city of Mosul and in the western province of Anbar, where eight Marines were killed Saturday and Sunday. [Two more Marines were killed Monday in Anbar, the military said Tuesday.]Full Story

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