Police say five killed, 15 wounded, by suicide bomber in Baghdad

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January 1, 2008 17:11

 
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A suicide bomber detonated a vest loaded with explosives at a Shiite funeral in eastern Baghdad on Tuesday killing five people and wounding 15 others, police said The late afternoon explosion took place at in Baghdad's eastern Zayouna neighborhood, a mixed Shiite and Sunni district, a police officer said on customary condition of anonymity. In another development, the government sent to the parliament speaker a draft bill on Tuesday for an amnesty for some detainees being held in Iraqi prisons, government spokesman Ali al-Dabbagh said. The bill excludes those held in US custody and those imprisoned for a variety of crimes ranging from terrorism, kidnapping and rape to antiquities smuggling, adultery and homosexuality. It also excludes senior figures of the former Baath regime.

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