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Iraq Car Bomb Kills 22


http://gdb.rferl.org/d2d14c18-bd3e-45dd-8d87-fe86477db5ec_w203.jpg --> http://gdb.rferl.org/d2d14c18-bd3e-45dd-8d87-fe86477db5ec_mw800_mh600.jpg (RFE/RL) November 24, 2006 -- Iraqi police say a car bomb today killed at least 22 people in the northern Iraqi city of Tal Afar.


Police Brigadier General Sabah al-Hamidi says 26 people were wounded by the explosion.


Tal Afar is about 420 kilometers northwest of Baghdad. Police said suicide attackers apparently were involved.


(AP, Reuters)

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