Seven killed in western Iraq car bombing

09:27, August 09, 2010      

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At least seven people were killed and 10 others were injured in a car bomb explosion in the city of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province, on Sunday, a provincial police source said.

A booby-trapped car went off around midday in a crowded area in Ramadi, some 110 km west of Baghdad, the source told Xinhua on condition of anonymity.

The toll could rise as ambulances and civilian cars were evacuating casualties to the city hospitals, the source said.

Violence and some high-profile attacks are still common in Iraqi cities as security deteriorated, causing a setback to the efforts of the Iraqi government to restore normalcy in the country about five months after Iraq held parliamentary elections on March 7.

Source: Xinhua

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