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Car bomb kills 100 in Iraq

February 28, 2005 16:19 IST

At least a 100 people were killed and 200 injured in a suicide car bomb attack south of the Iraqi capital Monday morning, a senior interior ministry official said.

Reports said the suicide car bomber drove into a crowd of people queued up for work at a government office in Hilla, about 96 km south of Baghdad. CNN quoted officials as saying most of the victims were Iraqi police recruits lining up outside the building for physicals.

Scores of bodies and severed limbs were reported scattered around the site after the explosion. The area has been cordoned off and ambulances were ferrying the injured to hospital, reports said.

A car bomb also exploded at a police checkpoint in Musayyib, about 40 miles south of Baghdad, killing at least one policeman and wounding several others, police said.

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Sub: Who Is Guilty Sadam or Bush

This is very tragic that innocent people are killed like this just for nothing, but if we moniter closely who is responsible for all this ...

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