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2 Suicide Car Bombers Kill 8 In Iraq

A suicide bomber blew up his car Thursday south of Kirkuk, killing two Iraqi army soldiers and three bystanders, and a second car bomber attacked a joint U.S.-Iraqi patrol in the center of Samarra, killing three people and injuring more than a dozen others, hospital officials said. The explosion in Tuz Khormato, 55 miles south of Kirkuk, injured at least 16 people, including eight Iraqi soldiers, said Sarhad Qader, a police official. The blast occurred near a checkpoint set up to guard a Shiite shrine where pilgrims were celebrating a major religious festival.Full Story

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