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Mortar Attacks In Al-Fallujah Kill Nine Civilians

(RFE/RL) May 30, 2007 -- Several mortar rounds in the restive city of Al-Fallujah have landed in a residential neighborhood, killing nine civilians.

Police say the attack sent many of the mortar rounds into the court house and residential communities.

In other violence, a police commander's convoy was struck by a roadside bomb in the town of Hamzah, south of Baghdad, killing two guards.

Another roadside bomb in Baghdad's Shi'ite neighborhood of Sadr City killed one civilian.


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