Car Bombs Kill at Least 12 in Baghdad

A wounded Iraqi boy is treated in a hospital following a car bomb in Baghdad, Sept. 17, 2004.

A wounded Iraqi boy is treated in a hospital following a car bomb explosion in Baghdad, Sept. 17, 2004. Reuters hide caption

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Two car bombs rock Baghdad; one, at an Iraqi police checkpoint, kills at least a dozen people. In Fallujah, U.S. warplanes strike suspected insurgent positions. U.S. officials say around 60 foreign fighters were killed; Iraqi hospital officials contend many of the dead were civilians. Hear NPR's Peter Kenyon.

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