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Judi Lynn Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-07-03 04:52 AM
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Blast, Gunfire Heard at Iraq Foreign Ministry
Blast, Gunfire Heard at Iraq Foreign Ministry
Tue October 7, 2003 04:26 AM ET

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A blast hit the compound of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry in Baghdad Tuesday but security guards at the building said there appeared to have been no casualties.

Gunfire rang out in the area after the blast, and journalists were not allowed to enter the compound.

Several bomb and missile attacks have been aimed at "soft targets" in Baghdad over recent weeks.

Last month a suicide car bomber blew himself up outside the United Nations headquarters in Baghdad, also killing a security guard -- the second deadly bomb attack on the U.N. in Baghdad. (snip/...)

http://asia.reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=topNews&...

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