Iraq: Bombs, mortars kill 12 on soccer field

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August 2, 2006 20:18

 
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Two hidden bombs exploded Wednesday in a soccer field, killing nine youths, as two mortars landed while another soccer game was underway, killing three children, police said. The young men killed by the home made bombs in Amil district of western Baghdad were aged between 15 and 25 years, said police 1st Lt. Maitham Abdul Razzaq. About an hour earlier, two mortar shells hit Abu Dshir residential area in Baghdad, one landing in a soccer field and killing three children below 15 years of age, said police Capt. Firas Queti. The other mortar landed on a house, injuring a couple and their child, he said.

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