90 Shiite Pilgrims Killed in Suicide Bomb Attack

Two suicide bombers killed at least 90 Shiite pilgrims and wounded more than 100 others Tuesday on a crowded street in the town of Hilla, Iraq. And nine U.S. troops were killed in two bomb attacks north of Baghdad. With the security crackdown in Baghdad in its third week, President Bush says it's too soon to judge how it's going.



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