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48 killed, 52 injured in Iraq bombing

07-19-2010 08:50 BJT Special Report:The future of Iraq post-US withdrawal |

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The death toll has now risen to 48 following a suicide bomb attack in Baghdad. Another 52 were wounded in the violence. The incident took place at the base of a paramilitary group.

It was early, Sunday morning when a suicide bomber blew up his explosive vest, among a crowd of Awakening Council members, or Sahwa in Arabic.

People were lining up to collect their salaries at the time of the violent act. Sunday's bombing, was the deadliest in a series of attacks across Iraq.

The flurry of attacks are aimed at the Sons of Iraq, a Sunni group ALSO known as Sahwa that works with government forces to fight al-Qaida in Iraq.


Editor:Zhang Pengfei |Source: CNTV.CN

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