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Bomber Posing as Job Applicant Kills at Least 45 in Iraq

A suicide bomber pretending to be a job applicant blew himself up at a police recruitment center in the Kurdish provincial capital of Erbil today, killing at least 45 prospective recruits and wounding more than 200 other people, Iraqi officials said, as insurgents pressed an all-out effort to destabilize Iraq’s infant democratic government. “All I can remember is a huge explosion from behind which lifted me off my feet,” Abdul-Razaq Sarmab, 17, told the Reuters news agency from his hospital bed. Mr. Sarmab, who received shrapnel wounds in the attack, had been waiting in line to register to join the police force.Full Story

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