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struggle4progress Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 02:15 AM
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Car bomb hits Iraq cattle market
Edited on Sat Mar-07-09 02:16 AM by struggle4progress
Source: BBC

... A car bomb exploded as people were buying and selling cattle in the busy market in Hamza, near the city of Hilla in Babil province, police said ...

Cattle merchants, farmers, butchers and buyers had been gathering for one of the busiest trading days of the week when the parked car exploded at around 0900 local time (0600 GMT).

One eyewitness described a grim scene of bodies and animal carcasses strewn around the area following the blast ...

It is not clear who carried out the attack ...

Read more: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7925288.stm
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MercutioATC Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 02:22 AM
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1. Oh! The Moomanity!
Sorry, it's late and I'm tired...
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Hissyspit Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 09:24 AM
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2. Haven't you heard? The surge worked. Quit blowing people up.
Edited on Sat Mar-07-09 09:26 AM by Hissyspit
Actually, for those who are paying attention day to day, there is still a car bombing or attricty against civilians every day or so.

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Wizard777 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 10:18 AM
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3. This give new meaning to Car-B-Que.
:blush:
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