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U.S. Journalists Among At Least 37 Killed In Iraq


http://gdb.rferl.org/A1AAFF72-E0AB-41D7-847C-79DFE0CECFF5_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/A1AAFF72-E0AB-41D7-847C-79DFE0CECFF5_mw800_mh600.jpg Iraqi security forces secure the site of a roadside bombing in early May (file photo) (epa) May 29, 2006 -- At least 37 people were today killed in a series of bombings in Iraq, including two journalists working for the U.S. television network CBS.


A third CBS correspondent was seriously injured when the U.S. military unit in which they were embedded was targeted in a roadside bomb attack.


In other violent incidents, eleven people died when a roadside bomb hit a bus in the town of Khalis, north of Baghdad. The victims worked at a base of an Iranian opposition group known as the Mujahedin Khalq Organization.


In the capital's northern, mostly Sunni district of Adhamiya, a car bomb exploded near a school, killing at least eight people.


Another nine people died in Adhamiya when a car bomb exploded near a mosque.


In a mainly Shi'ite district of Baghdad, Al-Kazimiyah, at least seven people were killed by a car bomb placed at the entrance to an open-air market.


(compiled from agency reports)

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