Suicide Bombings in Baghdad Kill at Least 150 At least nine car bombs explode in Baghdad Wednesday, killing more than 150 and injuring hundreds. Iraq's arm of al Qaeda said in a statement that it was waging a suicide bombing campaign to avenge a U.S.-Iraqi military offensive against a rebel base.
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Suicide Bombings in Baghdad Kill at Least 150

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Suicide Bombings in Baghdad Kill at Least 150

Suicide Bombings in Baghdad Kill at Least 150

Suicide Bombings in Baghdad Kill at Least 150

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Local residents look at an automobile destroyed by a suicide car bombing in Baghdad's Shuala district, a mostly Shiite area, Sept. 14. Reuters hide caption

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At least nine car bombs explode in Baghdad Wednesday morning, killing more than 150 and injuring hundreds. Iraq's arm of al Qaeda said in a statement that it was waging a nationwide suicide bombing campaign to avenge a joint U.S.-Iraqi military offensive against a rebel stronghold in the north of the country.