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Suicide Attack South of Baghdad Kills More Than 100

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Suicide Attack South of Baghdad Kills More Than 100

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Suicide Attack South of Baghdad Kills More Than 100

Suicide Attack South of Baghdad Kills More Than 100

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Iraqis view the charred remains of a vehicle at the scene of Monday's sucide car bombing in Hilla. Reuters hide caption

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In the deadliest single attack since the fall of Saddam Hussein, a car bomb kills at least 115 people and wounds more than 130. The suicide bomber struck as prospective members of the country's police and national guard lined up for physical exams in the city of Hilla, south of Baghdad.

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