Bombers target Iraqi police patrol, four dead
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.
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