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Suicide Bombers Kill 7 Near Iraqi Interior Ministry

Aftermath of a bomb explosion close to the Iraqi Interior Ministry in November 2005 (epa) 9 January 2006 -- Iraqi police say at least seven people have been killed after two apparent suicide bombers blew themselves up outside Iraq's Interior Ministry.

The blasts coincided with a nearby ceremony marking the 84th anniversary of the formation of the Iraqi police force. Several top officials were said to be attending the ceremony.

The ministry has been attacked by insurgents on several previous occasions.


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