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3 Killed, Dozens Wounded in Latest Iraq Attacks - 2003-09-24

There have been two more bombings in Iraq, leaving at least three people killed and 28 wounded.

Authorities say a bomb exploded in a movie theater while it was reportedly showing a pornographic film Wednesday in the northern city of Mosul.

Islamic militants have attacked some movie houses in Iraq since the major fighting ended because they objected to films they regard as immoral.

Earlier a bomb destroyed two commuter buses in Baghdad. Witnesses say a U.S. military patrol passed by just seconds before the blast.

In another development, Iraqi officials say the condition of Governing Council member Akila al-Hashimi has deteriorated. She is undergoing treatment at a U.S. military hospital in Baghdad for gunshot wounds from an assassination attempt on Saturday, and continues to suffer internal bleeding.

Meanwhile, the Governing Council has pulled back from a plan to sell off all state enterprises, except for the oil industry.

Finance Minister Kamel al-Keylani, announced the plan at recent an international finance meeting in Dubai. But a council statement says he was offering only his personal opinion, and that only the council could decide such an important issue.