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Car-Bomb Toll at 125; Saddam Aides Face Trial

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Car-Bomb Toll at 125; Saddam Aides Face Trial

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Car-Bomb Toll at 125; Saddam Aides Face Trial

Car-Bomb Toll at 125; Saddam Aides Face Trial

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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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The death toll from a suicide bombing south of Baghdad Monday reaches 125. The targets were Iraqi civilians applying for government jobs. Meanwhile, members of the former Iraqi government for the first time are referred to an Iraqi special tribunal to face trial. The five defendants, including one of Saddam Hussein's half-brothers, are charged with crimes against humanity.