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At least 70 Killed In Iraq Violence

(RFE/RL) May 6, 2007 -- Reports from Iraq today say some 70 people -- including about 10 insurgents -- were killed in various attacks around the country.

Two car bomb attacks in Baghdad killed at least 40 people and wounded many others.

In Samarra, north of Baghdad, insurgents attacked a police station, killing six police officers.

A battle between unidentified gunmen and Iraqi troops in Baq'ubah left two civilians dead.

In Baghdad, one person was reported killed in a U.S. air raid. In addition, the U.S. military said today that three more U.S. soldiers have been killed in insurgent attacks -- one on May 4 and two the next day.

(compiled from agency reports)

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