Monday, April 03, 2006
By SINAN SALAHEDDIN, Associated Press Writer -- Monday, 10 minutes ago
BAGHDAD, Iraq - Two car bombs exploded in Baghdad on Monday, killing a bystander and wounding half a dozen others. Gunmen shot down six people, including a child, in a market area of the southern city of Basra, police said.
An Iraqi man looks out over a bloody puddle at the site of a car bomb Monday in Baghdad, right, as U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and British Foreign Secretary Jack Straw urged Iraqi leaders to form a government as soon as possible to curb the bloodshed and rein in sectarian militias behind much of the country's violence. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
Violence between Shiite and Sunni Muslims has escalated since the Feb. 22 bombing of an important Shiite shrine in Samarra.
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