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10. Dozens die in Iraqi suicide bombings
Bombs explode in Tikrit, Baghdad and the north

Staff and agencies
Wednesday May 11, 2005

At least 57 people have been killed and more than a hundred injured by a series of suicide bomb attacks across Iraq this morning.

A man with explosives hidden under his clothes set them off while standing in a line of job applicants waiting outside a police and army recruitment center in Hawija, northern Iraq, earlier this morning, killing 30 people and wounding 35. Fifteen are said to be in a critical condition.

In Tikrit, Saddam Hussein's home town, a suicide car bomb was detonated outside a police station at 0315 GMT this morning. Police said 24 people died and 70 were wounded.

At Tikrit's general hospital, Dr Faisal Mahmoud said the facility was too small to handle so many casualties.,2763,1481213,00....
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  -Suicide bombings kill at least 50 in Iraq seriousstan  May-11-05 01:01 AM   #0 
  - Seems that things are only getting worse.  Stand and Fight   May-11-05 01:04 AM   #1 
  - well in bushworld** this means  leftchick   May-11-05 04:29 AM   #6 
     - Sadly, you're absolutely correct! n/t  Stand and Fight   May-12-05 03:01 PM   #34 
  - And why are we there?  Erika   May-11-05 01:09 AM   #2 
  - Don't forget about the gasoline  Wright Patman   May-11-05 06:00 AM   #16 
  - Please check this site daily  Erika   May-11-05 01:23 AM   #3 
  - I think the insurgents have figured out their most effective weapon.  Clarkie1   May-11-05 01:37 AM   #4 
  - Freedom's on the march  nadinbrzezinski   May-11-05 01:59 AM   #5 
  - We 'liberated' the hell out of these people, didn't we?  bowens43   May-11-05 04:30 AM   #7 
  - Al-j says 71 dead 133 wounded All over iraq.....  leftchick   May-11-05 05:23 AM   #8 
  - Reuters now has same - Four suicide attacks kill at least 71  maddezmom   May-11-05 07:00 AM   #17 
  - MSNBC : 5 suicide blasts leave 60 dead in Iraq  maddezmom   May-11-05 05:26 AM   #9 
  - Dozens die in Iraqi suicide bombings  PaulaFarrell   May-11-05 05:32 AM   #10 
  - "BRING EM ON" shouted the AWOL CHIMPANZEE  saigon68   May-11-05 05:32 AM   #11 
  - Watch out! FREEDOM IS ON THE MARCH!  darkism   May-11-05 05:32 AM   #12 
  - .  Wilms   May-11-05 05:32 AM   #13 
  - Lead Paragraph Reuters:  Hissyspit   May-11-05 05:32 AM   #14 
  - And this "uptick" in violence is being attributed to what?  The_Casual_Observer   May-11-05 05:32 AM   #15 
     - Well if nothing else it shows US Success!  leftchick   May-11-05 07:08 AM   #18 
  - Turning the corner?  Jack Rabbit   May-11-05 08:23 AM   #19 
  - man they sure are getting desperate! this thing will be over in no time!  SheepyMcSheepster   May-11-05 08:37 AM   #20 
  - Riverbend's cousin was almost a fatality last week  Roland99   May-11-05 08:46 AM   #21 
  - kick to combine  Moderator   May-11-05 08:36 PM   #22 
  - Iraqi Insurgents Go on Rampage, Kill 69  Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin   May-11-05 08:36 PM   #23 
  - we've got them on the run now....  mike_c   May-11-05 08:36 PM   #24 
  - 400 more people liberated  Bleachers7   May-11-05 08:36 PM   #25 
  - Link?  otohara   May-11-05 08:36 PM   #26 
  - Wonder if Rummy ever thought freedom would be this 'messy'?  acmavm   May-11-05 08:36 PM   #27 
  - "BRING EM ON", shouted the AWOL CHIMPANZEE  saigon68   May-11-05 08:36 PM   #28 
  - So they are all insurgents now  PATRICK   May-11-05 08:36 PM   #29 
  - sure sounds like desperation to me!  grytpype   May-11-05 08:36 PM   #30 
  - I feel sick, and it's not just my spring cold.  alittlelark   May-11-05 08:37 PM   #31 
  - Interesting, yet truthful, headline...  sonicx   May-11-05 08:37 PM   #32 
  - May 9, 2005 - U.S. doubts Iraq rebels can keep it up  Roland99   May-11-05 10:34 PM   #33 
  - Is Boosh still smoken 'em out of their caves? Oops, wrong war n/t  NNN0LHI   May-12-05 03:16 PM   #35 
  - With all this going on...  Az_lefty   May-12-05 03:45 PM   #36 
  - Question for those with stronger stomachs  stanwyck   May-12-05 03:53 PM   #37 

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