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Bomb Hidden in Minibus Kills 2 Iraqis

A bomb hidden in a minibus exploded near the offices of anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr in eastern Baghdad on Tuesday, killing two Iraqi civilians and wounding three, police said. The minibus had just pulled to the side of the street in a market, about 400 yards from al-Sadr’s offices, said witness Naim Madkour, 36, a perfume shop owner. It had been picking up passengers, but he couldn’t see if it had any inside at the time of the blast. One man fled from the minibus just before it blew up, Madkour said. Iraqis often ride around the capital by paying small fees to privately owned minibuses. Full Story

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