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Suicide Bomber Kills 9 at Iraqi Bank

Officials in northwestern Iraq say a suicide bomber has blown himself up at a bank as Iraqi soldiers were waiting to collect their pay, killing at least nine people.

The attack Thursday also wounded at least eight other people at the Rafidain bank in Haditha, about 200 kilometers northwest of Baghdad.

Officials said at least six soldiers were among those killed in the blast.

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

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