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Suicide Bomber Kills GI, At Least 5 Iraqis in Diyala

A suicide bomber strapped with explosives struck a group of American soldiers standing outside a city council meeting north of Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least six people, including one of the soldiers, and marring the celebrations of a major Muslim holiday. The midday explosion was a painful reminder of the dangers that persist in many parts of Iraq, and that remain particularly potent in volatile Diyala province. The blast, which took place east of the provincial capital of Baqubah, in the small tribal village of Kanaan, killed at least five Iraqis and wounded a sixth, as well as injuring 10 U.S. soldiers, according to U.S. military officials. Full Story

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