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Apr 10th, 2009

Summary: A suicide bomber rammed his explosives-laden truck into a sandbagged wall surrounding a police headquarters in northern Iraq, killing five American soldiers and two Iraqi policemen in the single deadliest attack against U.S. forces in more than a year, while tens of thousands of supporters of anti-American cleric Muqtada al-Sadr burned ex-President George W. Bush in effigy at a rally marking the sixth anniversary of the fall of Baghdad to U.S. forces. … March 28, 2016 update: Terrorists from a Pakistani Taliban splinter group attacked an amusement park in Lahore with a suicide blast that killed more than 70 people and injured more than 300, many of them women and children. The terrorists said they were targeting Christians and promised more attacks.