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Blast in minibus in Baghdad kills 5 -police

Written by: Staff

BAGHDAD, March 2: A blast in a bus travelling in Baghdad's Shi'ite Sadr City today killed five people and wounded eight, police said.

The sprawling Sadr City is a stronghold of radical Shi'ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, who has reached across Iraq's sectarian divide and called for Sunni and Shi'ite solidarity in fighting US occupation. It was not clear what caused the blast.


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