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  3/9/2014, Adar Bet 7, 5774

Iraqi Suicide Car Bomber Kills 9, Injures 50


A suicide bomber driving a car packed full of explosives took the lives of at least nine persons and wounded at least 50 in the Iraqi city of Hilla yesterday (Saturday), according to police officials in a report to CNN. Two Iraqi journalists, employed by the state-run television station, Iraqiya, died in the attack.

The attack took place at a police checkpoint at the entrance to the city, located approximately 100 kilometers south of Baghdad.

According to the United Nations, more than 700 Iraqis were killed and nearly 1,400 wounded in terrorist attacks in February.