Death toll in attack on Baghdad Shi'ite stronghold rises to 50: sources

BAGHDAD Sat Sep 21, 2013 12:06pm EDT

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BAGHDAD (Reuters) - The death toll from a bomb attack on Saturday in Baghdad's Shi'ite stronghold of Sadr City has risen to 50, police and medics said.

Police said a car bomb went off near a funeral tent, a suicide bomber driving a car then blew himself up, and a third explosion followed as police, ambulances and firefighters were gathering at the scene.

(Reporting by Kareem Raheem; Writing by Isabel Coles; Editing by Kevin Liffey)

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susette wrote:
Our men and women went into this country trying to bring them Democracy. They don’t want it. And for this, our own Americans died. Not to defend my freedom, but to pretend we are the GIVERS of freedom. These bombings have now worked their way across the globe and are in the backyards of Americans everywhere. Nice. Thanks.

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