Baghdad: Motorcycle bomb kills four, wounds 18

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January 25, 2007 11:04

 
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A bomb attached to a motorcycle exploded in a predominantly Shi'ite market area in downtown Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least four people and wounding 18, police said. The blast hit the Shorja area, which includes a market where wholesalers use warehouses, stalls and shops to sell food, clothing and house products, at about 11 a.m., police said, giving the casualty toll. A bomb also struck a market in the religiously mixed area of Baiyaa in western Baghdad at 10:45 a.m., killing at least one civilian and wounding seven, police said.

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