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Car bomb kills 2 in Baghdad

world Updated: Oct 12, 2008 16:19 IST
Iraqi police

Iraqi police say a car bomb has exploded in southwestern Baghdad, killing two civilians.

Three others were wounded when the blast occurred today afternoon in the predominantly Shiite Bayaa district. A police official says the bomb-rigged car was parked on a major commercial street in the neighborhood.

The official spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the press.

Bayaa was the scene of Sunni-Shiite fighting last year when Shiite militias displaced many Sunnis.