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Five killed as truck bomber partially destroys Baghdad bridge

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a truck on a bridge spanning the Tigris River in northern Baghdad killing five people.

world Updated: Apr 12, 2007 09:43 IST

A suicide bomber blew himself up in a truck on a bridge spanning the Tigris River in northern Baghdad on Thursday, killing five people and partially destroying the bridge, a security official said.

The attack happened during the morning rush hour on the Al-Sarafiyah Bridge which connects the Shiite Al-Atafiyah on the western bank of the Tigris, to the Sunni neighbourhood of Waziriyah on the eastern bank.