Car bomb kills nine people in Baghdad: Police
The blast underlined security challenges facing Iraq's new PM, who has vowed to use maximum force to crush insurgent violence.india Updated: May 26, 2006 12:28 IST
A car bomb exploded in Baghdad on Friday, killing at least nine people, police said.
Hospital sources said 31 people were wounded in the blast, near a bridge in central Baghdad.
The explosion underlined security challenges facing Iraq's new Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, who has vowed to use maximum force to crush insurgent violence.