Iraq: At least eight dead in suicide car bombing

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February 21, 2007 10:19

A suicide car bomber struck a police checkpoint near a market Wednesday in the Shi'ite holy city of Najaf, killing at least eight people and wounding 31, police and hospital officials said. The explosion occurred about 10:30 a.m. as the area in central Najaf, 160 kilometers (100 miles) south of Baghdad, was filled with shoppers.


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