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Twin Bombings in Shiite Holy Cities Kill Dozens

Car bombs rocked Iraq’s two holiest Shiite cities Sunday, killing at least 58 people and wounding more than 95, while in downtown Baghdad dozens of gunmen carried out a brazen ambush that killed three Iraqi employees of the organization running next month’s elections. The bombings came just over an hour apart. First, a suicide blast ripped through minibuses at the entrance of the main bus station in the city of Karbala. Then a car bomb went off in a central square of Najaf crowded with people watching a funeral proccession, also attended by the city police chief and provincial governor. Full Story

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