Police: Bicycle bomb kills 5 in southern Iraq

Police Bicycle bomb kil

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November 1, 2009 10:58

A bomb attached to a bicycle has killed five people and wounded 37 near the southern city of Hillah, an Iraqi police spokesman said. Maj. Muthana Khalid said the booby trapped bicycle exploded at a popular fruit and vegetable market on Sunday morning near Hillah. Khalid said the bicycle had been abandoned at busy intersection near Hillah, the capital of Babil province 60 miles (95 kilometers) south of Baghdad. Last week, twin suicide attacks in downtown Baghdad killed 155 people, the worst attacks in Iraq in two years.


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