At least 30 dead in mortar attack on Iraqi markets

October 21, 2006 18:27


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A least 30 people were killed and dozens injured in a mortar attack on crowded outdoor markets in the Iraqi city of Mahmoudiyah on Saturday, police said. At least 12 mortar rounds rained down soon after a bomb attached to a bicycle ripped through the market at about 5:30 p.m. (1430 GMT), said army Capt. Oday Abdul Ridha.

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