Iraq: Second car bomb explodes north of Baghdad

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March 6, 2006 10:25

 
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A car bomb targeting an Iraqi police patrol exploded near a market north of Baghdad, killing at least five people and injuring 15, police said. The bomb was detonated by remote control shortly after 10:35 a.m., police said. Baqouba, a mixed Sunni-Shi'ite city 60 kilometers northeast of Baghdad, has been hit by a string of explosions since the Feb. 22 bombing of a revered Shi'ite shrine in Samarra triggered a wave of sectarian violence.

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