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Suicide Bombing Kills 7 Near Baghdad's Green Zone

  • VOA News

A suicide bomber in Iraq has set off a car packed with explosives near the capital's heavily fortified Green Zone, killing at least seven people.

The blast Monday in Baghdad happened close to a bridge leading into the area that houses Iraqi government buildings and several foreign embassies.

Officials say the attack wounded at least 24 people.

There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the bombing.