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Car Bomb Kills Shiite Legislator in Iraq

A suicide car bomb killed an Iraqi Shiite legislator and three others near Baghdad as they were headed to parliament Tuesday, an attack likely to further fuel tensions between the minority Sunni Arabs and the country’s Shiite majority. National Assembly legislator Dhari Ali al-Fayadh and his son were killed in the suicide attack while traveling to parliament from their farm in Rashidiya, 20 miles northeast of Baghdad, said parliamentarian Hummam Hammoudi, who heads a committee charged with drafting a new constitution. Two of al-Fayadh’s bodyguards were also killed and four more were wounded, police Maj. Falah al-Mihamadawi said. Full Story

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