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At least 22 killed in a blast - police

At least 22 people were killed and 55 others wounded in a bomb explosion in a parked bus in central Baghdad.
Reuters | By HT Correspondent, Baghdad
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2007 04:07 PM IST

At least 22 people were killed and 55 others wounded in a bomb explosion in a parked bus in central Baghdad on Tuesday, police said.

The blast was near a major intersection in Tayaran Square, a busy commercial area usually filled with markets. Many day laborers, mostly poor Shi'ites, also often wait in the area for work.

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