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Truck Hits Crowd In Iraq, Killing At Least 18


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) December 2, 2006 -- A truck driving at high speed slammed into a bus stop in a town south of Baghdad today, killing at least 18 people and wounding 15.


Iraqi police said the truck hit a group of people in Al-Wahada, 35 kilometers south of Baghdad, as they were waiting for buses to the capital.


Police says it didn't appear to be an accident because the truck didn't have a flat tire or any other obvious mechanical problems.


(AP)

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