Alister Bull
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/ 16 July 2007

More than 80 killed in Iraq bombings

At least 85 people were killed on Monday by a suicide truck bomb in the volatile Iraqi city of Kirkuk, some of them trapped on a bus where they burned to death, according to a witness. Police also said 180 people were wounded and they warned the death toll could rise from the blast that heightened tension in the northern city.

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/ 23 June 2007

US forces tighten grip on Iraq city

United States soldiers tightened their cordon around al-Qaeda fighters holed up in the Iraqi city of Baquba on Saturday, advancing carefully through streets lined with roadside bombs and booby-trapped houses. ”We are enveloping the enemy into a kill sack,” said Command Sergeant Major Jeff Huggins.