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At Least 85 Killed In Iraq Triple Car Bombing

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posted on Sep, 29 2005 @ 02:18 PM
Yet another bombing in Iraq. At least 85 killed and more than 110 wounded. Three car bombs exploded in the Iraqi town Balad.

At least 85 killed in Iraq triple car bombing

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At least 85 people were killed and more than 110 wounded when three car bombs exploded within minutes of each other in the mainly Shiite central Iraqi town of Balad, police said.

Two pick-up trucks blew up in a central shopping street at 6:30 pm (1430 GMT) and 6:40 pm, with a third pick-up exploding in another neighbourhood 10 minutes later, local police Lieutenant-Colonel Adel Abdallah told AFP.

Abdallah said at least 85 people were killed and more than 110 wounded in the blasts.

A doctor at Baghdad's Khadimiyah hospital said 40 ambulances were dispatched to Balad, but none had yet returned.

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This is just breaking so the death toll might be higher. There has also been reported a forth bomb exploding in northern Baghdad targeting an army patrol, but no cusualities has been reported yet from that explosion.

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[edit on 2005/9/29 by Hellmutt]

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