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Last Updated: Thursday, 21 December 2006, 07:42 GMT
Baghdad suicide bomber kills 10
Man wounded in suicide bombing is treated at a Baghdad hospital
The wounded were taken to al-Kindi hospital in Baghdad
A suicide bomber has killed at least 10 people and injured a dozen others outside a police recruitment centre in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad.

The bomber walked up to a group of recruits outside the police academy and detonated a belt of explosives he was wearing, police said.

The academy has come under attack several times before and the street it is on had been closed to traffic.

Iraqi police also said 76 bodies had been found in various areas of Baghdad.

Many of the bodies had been blindfolded and shot and some showed signs of torture.

At least 100 people are killed on average every day in Baghdad, many of them in sectarian attacks, correspondents say.

Two of those killed in the suicide bombing were policemen, officials said.




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