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Civilians die in Baghdad bombing

Sunday, March 09, 2014 - 00:47

Mar. 9 - At least four people killed in a car bomb blast near a market in northern Baghdad. Paul Chapman reports

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Residents of the mainly-Shi'ite al-Qahera district of Baghdad start clearing up after Saturday's deadly car bombing. At least four civilians died in the blast near a popular market. More than a dozen others have been wounded. Shops and cars in the area were also damaged. It wasn't immediately clear who was behind the bloodshed. Even so, violence against Shi'ites is often blamed on al Qaeda-linked Sunni Islamists. There's been wave after wave of attacks in Baghdad since April as the precarious peace since the end of Iraq's sectarian war in 2008 has unravelled. The latest bombing comes as Iraq's prime minister wages a war against Sunni militants in the western Anbar province of Syria

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Civilians die in Baghdad bombing

Sunday, March 09, 2014 - 00:47