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Baghdad Bombings Kill at Least 95

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Posted on Jan 16, 2007

A double bombing outside a Baghdad university has killed at least 70 people and injured 170, according to police. Twenty-five more died elsewhere in Baghdad from bombings and shootings on one of the most violent days in Iraq since the war began.


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The BBC’s Mike Wooldridge in Baghdad says the bombers apparently attacked at the front and rear entrances of the university building, catching many of the students as they emerged.

A car bomb exploded, followed by a suicide bomber who blew himself up among people fleeing the first blast in the predominantly Shia area, police said.

Pictures from the campus showed a scene of devastation, with wrecked and blackened vehicles scattered across a wide area.

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By trantieungoc, January 17, 2007 at 12:08 pm Link to this comment
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One more victory for Bush/Cheney & Co. Congratulations !

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By Rodney Matthews, January 17, 2007 at 11:19 am Link to this comment
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This is what Bush is sending our brave soldiers to. They must be thrilled to death. Maybe just the to death part. This is a lose lose situation. How can this man face another military family knowing his lies caused their death? How does he explain that his failed policies will now be the cause of more deaths? Maybe some of the brainwashed or niave family members still believes the Bush lie in order help in their grieving process. And I’m the families that meet with Bush are the prescreened ones just like the hand picked audiences that he always speak in front of. Unfortunately some families may wish they had more children to fight for the Bush lie.

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By Charlie G., January 16, 2007 at 6:48 pm Link to this comment
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If we, the U.S., can’t stop the sort of killing in the next six monthes, than we need to leave as failing our mission and admit that we failed to the American people, however there is a fat chance of this while war monger Bush is dictating our future ruination.

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