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Car bombs kill 17, Iraqi police say

May 7, 2009

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— Car bombs killed 17 people Wednesday in Baghdad — most of them at a wholesale produce market — fueling concern about Iraqi capabilities less than two months before Iraq’s army and police assume full responsibility for security in the country’s cities.

An Iraqi military official blamed the latest bloodshed in part on ex-detainees released by U.S. forces who had returned to violence.

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