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Blasts kill 6 in holy Shi’ite city: Iraqi officials

Last Updated: Saturday, February 13, 2010 - 09:49

Najaf: A string of explosions killed six Iraqis including a woman and child on Friday in coordinated attacks in the holy Shi’ite city of Najaf, emergency services said.
The blasts, which occurred around 1430 GMT in Kufa on the outskirts of Najaf, also wounded 35 other people, health and provincial security officials said.
An official at Sadr hospital said four men, a woman and a child were killed.

Luay al-Yasser, head of the provincial council`s security committee, said two of the blasts were roadside bombs, but the cause of a third was unclear.


First Published: Saturday, February 13, 2010 - 09:49

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