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Thirty Deaths Reported In Violence Across Iraq

U.S. soldiers carry a body away from the site of an earlier suicide attack in Al-Ramadi (file photo) (epa) May 4, 2006 -- At least 30 people have been reported killed in violence across Iraq today.

Thirteen people were reported killed in a strike by U.S. forces in the city of Al-Ramadi. The U.S. military confirmed that a strike had taken place, but denied reports that there were civilian casualties.

Earlier, a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Baghdad courthouse, killing at least nine people and wounding about 50.

A roadside bomb hit a bus carrying Iraqi civilians in the Al-Hamza region, southeast of Baghdad, killing four people.

And in two other incidents, two U.S. soldiers and two Iraqi police officers were killed in separate bomb blasts.

(compiled from agency reports)

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