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Car Bomb Kills 14 in Baghdad


Iraqi officials say a car bomb in central Baghdad has killed at least 14 people and wounded at least 64 others.

They say a woman and a child are among the dead from Friday's blast in a crowded market.

In other developments, the U.S. military says coalition forces killed five militants and detained 14 suspects during operations against al-Qaida in Iraq.

Officials say the raid in Muqdadiyah targeted individuals associated with a network involved in numerous engagements with coalition forces. The military says coalition forces also conducted operations near Salman Pak, Samarra and Baghdad.

Some information for this report was provided by AP and Reuters.

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