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Iraq bombers target cafe

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 00:51

Nov. 21 - At least five killed and more wounded in a bomb blast at a Baghdad cafe. Paul Chapman reports.

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The bomb that destroyed this Baghdad cafe killed at least five people, all of them civilians. Another 17 were wounded in the explosion late on Wednesday night. Some residents spoke of their anger towards the bombers. (SOUNDBITE)(Arabic) AKRAM SALMAN, RESIDENT, SAYING: "They are outlaws who want to kill people without justification. Those people want to live, they want to achieve progress for Iraq but they don't want this to happen." Similar attacks have claimed the lives of hundreds of Iraqis each month since the start of the year. The United Nations says nearly 1, 000 died in October alone. It's calling on Iraq's political leaders to unite to end the bloodshed that's escalated since U.S. troops withdrew in December 2011.

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Iraq bombers target cafe

Thursday, November 21, 2013 - 00:51