Bombing at Baghdad bus station kills 7, wounds 18

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November 4, 2008 14:45

 
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A bomb hidden under a car exploded at a Baghdad bus station Tuesday, killing seven people and wounding 18 others, police and hospital officials said. A security official said a woman was among the dead of the attack in the Shiite-dominated neighborhood of Mashtal on the Iraqi capital's east side. Also Tuesday, one person died when a roadside bomb targeting the convoy of a Shiite government official and former member of the Iraqi Governing Council blew up in central Baghdad Ahmed Shiyaa al-Barak, who currently serves as the head of a government real estate commission, escaped the attack without injury. Five of his guards and four bystanders were injured in the bombing, police said.

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