Baghdad bomb, mortar attack on pilgrims kill 5

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September 8, 2006 14:39

 
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A roadside bomb in Baghdad and a mortar attack on Shiite pilgrims south of the capital killed five people Friday, a day before tens of thousands of people were expected in the Shiite holy city of Karbala for a religious festival. Coalition authorities on Friday announced the deaths of two soldiers - an American and a Briton.

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