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08/22/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

5 Iranian Pilgrims Killed In Iraq As Maliki Visits Obama

BAGHDAD Five Iranians were killed and 35 others were wounded northeast of Baghdad on Wednesday when gunmen attacked a convoy of buses carrying pilgrims to holy Shiite sites in Iraq, officials said. It was the latest in a flurry of attacks that, though relatively small, have killed or wounded scores in the last week.

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