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Latest 18 April 2007 Baghdad bombings Stories

2006-04-25 03:35:00

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A bomb exploded in a minibus near a market in Baghdad's Sadr City Shi'ite slum on Tuesday, killing at least one person and wounding four, police said.

2006-04-24 06:10:42

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A seventh car bomb exploded in Baghdad on Monday, with the latest targeting an Iraqi police patrol and wounding at least eight people, police said. The explosion occurred in the upscale Mansour district of Baghdad, home to some embassies and contracting companies.

2006-04-24 04:54:06

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Four car bombs hit Baghdad on Monday, killing at least six people and wounding almost 50, police said. Two blasts occurred near the Mustansiriya University, killing at least three and wounding 15. Earlier, another car bomb killed at least three people and wounded 25 near the Ministry of Health in the city center. The three blasts were followed by another attack that wounded eight. The car bombings are a bloody reminder that Prime Minister- designate Jawad...

2006-04-24 02:57:03

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two car bombs exploded near Baghdad's Mustansiriya University on Monday, killing at least two people, police said. The attack followed another car bomb that killed at least three people and wounded 25 near the Ministry of Health in central Baghdad.

2006-02-21 10:26:20

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A car bomb parked at a Baghdad market killed 21 people and wounded at least 25 on Tuesday in one of the worst attacks for weeks. An Interior Ministry official said the 25 wounded were nearly all civilians, while a hospital source said medics were treating at least 32 people injured in the explosion. Witnesses said people in the market spotted a man park the car and make off despite efforts to apprehend him. The southern district of Dora has been a battlefield in...

2006-02-21 09:59:26

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least six people were killed in a car bomb attack on a Baghdad market on Tuesday, police said.

2006-02-07 02:30:59

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two bombs exploded near a compact disc shop in central Baghdad on Tuesday and police said casualties were feared. Police said a crowd gathered near the shop beside a crowded market after one bomb exploded and a second device went off.

2006-01-19 07:49:00

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 15 people were killed and 25 wounded in central Baghdad on Thursday when a car bomb hit a police patrol and a suicide bomber walked into a nearby coffee shop and blew himself up, police said. They said they expected the death toll in the simultaneous blasts to rise. "As the police patrol was passing by, a car bomb exploded. At the same time a suicide bomber went inside the shop and blew himself up," a policeman at the scene told Reuters. He said at least...

2005-09-24 02:23:09

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide car bomb exploded near an Iraqi army checkpoint in Baghdad on Saturday, killing two Iraqi soldiers and wounding five other people, police said. The attack, near a restaurant on a square in the Karrada district of the capital, also destroyed several cars and sent a column of smoke into the air. Three of the wounded were soldiers and two civilians, police said. Iraqi police and the U.S. military sealed off the area. The blast followed an attack on Friday...

2005-09-24 01:39:32

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A suicide car bomb exploded near an Iraqi army checkpoint in Baghdad on Saturday, destroying several cars and sending a column of smoke into the air, witnesses said. There were no immediate reports of any casualties in the attack, which occurred near a restaurant on a square in the Karrada district of the capital. Iraqi police and the army sealed off the area. Reuters television pictures showed several police cars and ambulances at the scene, with sirens...


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bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
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This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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