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Deadly Blast Hits U.N. Post in Baghdad

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Deadly Blast Hits U.N. Post in Baghdad

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Deadly Blast Hits U.N. Post in Baghdad

Deadly Blast Hits U.N. Post in Baghdad

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A massive truck bomb rips through a Baghdad hotel that served as the headquarters of the U.N. mission to Iraq. At least 20 people are killed, including U.N. special representative to Iraq Sergio Vieira de Mello. More than 100 people are wounded. NPR's Ivan Watson reports.

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