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Blast, Casualties Reported In Baghdad

15 April 2005 -- There are reports of an explosion in Baghdad today.

Details are still unclear, but agencies cite witnesses and police as saying at least four people were wounded in the blast in the city's Mansur district.

It comes a day after two suicide car-bomb attacks killed at least 11 people in central Baghdad. Responsibility for the attacks was claimed by the Al-Qaeda group in Iraq, led by Jordanian radical Abu Mus'ab al-Zarqawi.


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