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Car bomb kills two in Baghdad's Sadr city

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BAGHDAD, Apr 25 (Reuters) A bomb inside a minibus exploded in a market in Baghdad's Sadr City Shi'ite slum today, killing two people and wounding five, police said.

Sadr City, in eastern Baghdad, is a stronghold of radical Shi'ite cleric and militia leader Moqtada al-Sadr, who is a member of the ruling Shi'ite coalition.

Police first said the blast was caused by a car bomb.

Seven car bombs exploded in the Iraqi capital on Monday, killing at least eight people and wounding 80.

REUTERS CH PC1432

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