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April 23, 2009

Round-up of Daily Violence in Iraq - Thursday 23 April 2009

A suicide bomber wearing a suicide vest detonated near a gathering of National Police while they were distributing humanitarian aid in 52 Street, Karrada, central Baghdad Thursday. The explosion killed 28 people and injured 50 others. A suicide bomber wearing a suicide vest detonated in a roadside restaurant 45 km to the east of Baquba killing 48 people, injuring 68 others at 2.30 p.m. Thursday. Most of the people in the restaurant were Iranian pilgrims on their way to visit the holy shrines in Karbala and Najaf. Police expect the toll to rise.

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