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Death toll in Iraq suicide bombings rises to 17

world Updated: Dec 27, 2010 13:36 IST

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Two suicide car bombers targeting a government compound in the Iraqi town of Ramadi killed at least 17 people and wounded 47 on Monday, a police official said.

"The death toll has risen to 17, most of them police officers, and 47 people have been wounded," he said, speaking on condition of anonymity. He said that most of the wounded were in serious condition.

He said that rescue operations were continuing.

Ramadi is 100 km (60 miles) west of Baghdad.

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