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Bombers target Iraqi police patrol, four dead

Written by: Staff
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BAGHDAD, Mar 23 (Reuters) Four people were killed when a blast hit a police patrol in central Baghdad today, police said.

It was not immediately clear whether the dead were policemen or civilians. The blast took place in al-Andalus Square.

Reuters reporters heard the explosion and the crackle of automatic rifle fire immediately afterwards.

Sunni Arab insurgents fighting to topple the U.S.-backed government target Iraqi police patrols in the capital daily with carbombs and makshift explosives planted on the roadside.

REUTERS SK BS1406

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