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Suicide attack kills at least five in Baghdad

A suicide blast killed five people and wounded 20 others near an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad on Tuesday, Iraqi police said.

world Updated: Jan 26, 2010 14:14 IST

A suicide blast killed five people and wounded 20 others near an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad on Tuesday, Iraqi police said.

At least three of those killed in the attack outside a ministry forensics office were police, and the building suffered major damage.

The attack came a day after a trio of suicide attacks on well-known Baghdad hotels, two of them hubs for western visitors and journalists in Iraq, killed at least 36 people.