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Blast near Baghdad courthouse; 9 dead

Insurgents in Iraq are waging a campaign of bombings and shootings in a bid to topple the Govt and drive out US troops.

india Updated: May 04, 2006 13:22 IST
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A roadside bomb exploded near a courthouse in Baghdad on Thursday, killing at least nine people.

Police said the blast also wounded 46 people.

Interior Ministry sources said the bomb targeted civilians.

Insurgents are waging a campaign of bombings and shootings in a bid to topple the Iraqi government and drive out US troops.

First Published: May 04, 2006 13:22 IST