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Last Updated: Tuesday, 9 August 2005, 10:26 GMT 11:26 UK
Car bomb shakes central Baghdad
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At least three Iraqi civilians have been killed in a suicide car bombing in central Baghdad, Iraqi police said.

The vehicle was detonated near a US convoy in Tayaran Square, a police spokesman is quoted as saying.

US and Iraqi forces have sealed off the area. There is no word on American casualties from the attack.

Anti-US insurgents launch daily attacks on troops, foreign contractors and Iraqi government targets, causing indiscriminate carnage among civilians.





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