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Tuesday  March 2, 2004

Two explosions heard in Baghdad - 3/2/04 11:39 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Two explosions were heard Wednesday morning in Baghdad, a day after simultaneous suicide bombings on Shiite Muslim shrines in the capital and the holy city of Karbala killed at least 143 people.
Suicide bombers kill at least 143 people in Iraq; U.S. says militants seek civil war - 3/2/04 7:39 PM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- Suicide bombers set off simultaneous attacks on Shiite Muslim shrines crowded with pilgrims in two Iraqi cities Tuesday, killing at least 143 people and turning the holiest day on the Shiite calendar into the bloodiest since the fall of Saddam Hussein.
A daily look at U.S. military deaths in Iraq - 3/2/04 5:14 PM
As of Tuesday, March 2, 549 U.S. service members have died since the beginning of military operations in Iraq, according to the Department of Defense. Of those, 378 died as a result of hostile action and 171 died of non-hostile causes, the department said.
In the streets of Iraq, a day of prayer becomes a nightmare of blood - 3/2/04 4:24 PM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Women tripped over their long, black robes as they ran. Police wept at the sight of the mangled and torn bodies of pilgrims, their blood pooling in the streets.
Gunmen open fire on Kurdish officials, wound three bodyguards - 3/2/04 3:35 PM
MOSUL, Iraq (AP) -- Gunmen in northern Iraq opened fire on a convoy carrying senior Kurdish officials Tuesday, wounding three bodyguards, a spokesman said.
At least 143 killed when explosions rock Shiite shrines in two cities - 3/2/04 2:59 PM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Simultaneous explosions ripped through crowds of worshippers Tuesday at Shiite Muslim shrines in Baghdad and Karbala, killing at least 143 people on the holiest day of the Shiite calendar, a U.S. general said. It was the bloodiest day since the ouster of Saddam Hussein.
Explosions rock Shiite shrines in Karbala and Baghdad at height of religious festival; at least 143 killed - 3/2/04 10:27 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Simultaneous explosions ripped through crowds of worshippers Tuesday at Shiite Muslim shrines in Baghdad and the city of Karbala, killing at least 143 people on the holiest day of the Shiite calendar, a U.S. official said. It was the bloodiest day since the end of major fighting.
Deadly bomb attacks in Iraq since war began March 20 - 3/2/04 10:17 AM
Some of the deadly bombing attacks in Iraq since the war began March 20. President Bush declared major combat over May 1.
In Basra, Iraqi police arrested four suspected suicide bombers - 3/2/04 10:13 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Iraqi police arrested four would-be suicide bombers in this southern Iraqi city Tuesday, hours after 143 people were killed in near simultaneous and coordinated attacks on Shiite shrines elsewhere.
Explosions rock shrines in Karbala and Baghdad, 143 festival-goers dead - 3/2/04 9:42 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Simultaneous explosions ripped through crowds of worshippers Tuesday at Shiite Muslim shrines in Baghdad and the city of Karbala, killing at least 143 people on the holiest day of the Shiite calendar, a U.S. official said. It was the bloodiest day since the end of major fighting.
Scores dead as explosions rock Shiite shrines in Baghdad and Karbala - 3/2/04 9:20 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Simultaneous explosions ripped through crowds of worshippers Tuesday at Shiite Muslim shrines in Baghdad and the holy city of Karbala, killing at least 125. It was the bloodiest day since the end of major fighting.
At least 125 killed in attacks on Iraqi Shiite shrines - 3/2/04 8:57 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Simultaneous explosions ripped through crowds of worshippers Tuesday at Shiite Muslim shrines in Baghdad and the holy city of Karbala, killing at least 125. It was the bloodiest day since the end of major fighting.
At least 125 killed in attacks on Iraqi Shiite shrines, according to police, hospitals - 3/2/04 8:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- In the bloodiest day since the major combat ended in Iraq, at least 125 people were killed and hundreds more were wounded in attacks Tuesday on Shiite shrines in Baghdad and the southern city of Karbala, Iraq's Governing Council said.
Deadly bomb attacks in Iraq since war began March 20 - 3/2/04 8:24 AM
Some of the deadly bombing attacks in Iraq since the war began March 20. President Bush declared major combat over May 1.
Scores dead as explosions rock Shiite shrines in Baghdad and Karbala - 3/2/04 7:58 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- A series of coordinated blasts struck major Shiite Muslim shrines here and in Baghdad on Tuesday as thousands of pilgrims converged during the climactic day of the sect's most important religious festival. At least 83 people were killed and dozens wounded, hospital and police official ...
High infant mortality rate a symptom of the ills of Iraqi health system - 3/2/04 7:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An Iraqi woman gave birth to a boy at the Elwiyah Maternity Teaching Hospital the other day in a complicated Caesarean delivery that left the baby with a good chance of infection. Yet doctors did not prescribe available antibiotics, standard practice in the United States.
A look at Ashoura, the holiest day of the Shiite Muslim calendar - 3/2/04 7:29 AM
The series of deadly blasts Tuesday struck important shrines on the holiest day of the Shiite Muslim calendar, Ashoura, which marks the martyrdom of Imam Hussein, the grandson of the prophet Muhammad, in a 7th century battle for leadership of the Islamic world.
Explosions rock Shiite shrines in Karbala and Baghdad during religious festival; at least 81 killed - 3/2/04 6:43 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- A series of coordinated blasts struck Shiite Muslim shrines here and in Baghdad on Tuesday as thousands of pilgrims converged on the climactic day of the sect's most important religious festival. At least 81 people were killed and dozens wounded, hospital and police officials said.
At least 50 killed in attacks on Iraqi Shiite shrines, according to police, hospitals - 3/2/04 6:11 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- At least 50 people were killed in Tuesday's attacks on Shiite shrines in Baghdad and the southern city of Karbala, police and hospital officials reported.
Explosions hit Shiite shrines in two Iraq cities during religious festival; dozens killed - 3/2/04 5:43 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- A series of coordinated blasts struck major Shiite Muslim shrines here and in Baghdad on Tuesday as thousands of pilgrims converged on the climactic day of the sect's most important religious festival. Scores were killed and wounded, witnesses said.
Explosions rock Shiite shrines in Karbala and Baghdad at height of religious festival; dozens reported killed - 3/2/04 4:49 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- A series of coordinated blasts struck major Shiite Muslim shrines here and in Baghdad on Tuesday as thousands of pilgrims converged on the climactic day of the sect's most important religious festival. Scores were killed and wounded, witnesses said.
Explosions rock Shiite Muslim shrines in Karbala and Baghdad; dozens reported killed - 3/2/04 3:40 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- A series of coordinated blasts struck major Shiite Muslim shrines here and in Baghdad on Tuesday as thousands of pilgrims converged for the final day of a major religious festival. Scores were killed and wounded, witnesses said.
American soldier killed, one wounded, in attack on Humvee in Baghdad - 3/2/04 3:31 AM
BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- An American soldier was killed Tuesday when insurgents tossed a grenade at an Army Humvee as it drove down a road Baghdad, the military said.
Explosions rock Shiite shrines in Karbala and Baghdad; several dead and injured reported - 3/2/04 2:58 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- A series of coordinated blasts struck major Shiite Muslim shrines here and in Baghdad on Tuesday as thousands of pilgrims converged for the final day of a major religious festival. Scores were killed and wounded, witnesses said.
Explosions rock Shiite shrines in Karbala and Baghdad - 3/2/04 2:36 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Several explosions hit major Shiite shrines here and in Baghdad on Tuesday where thousands of pilgrims were gathered to for a religious festival, killing and wounding dozens of people.
Explosions rock city of Karbala; at least five killed - 3/2/04 2:22 AM
KARBALA, Iraq (AP) -- Several explosions were heard Tuesday morning in Karbala, where hundreds of thousands of Shiite Muslim pilgrims were marking the mourning festival of Ashoura. At least five people were killed, witness said.
In new Iraq, some Kurds feel less connected to Baghdad, as close as ever to realizing age-old dreams - 3/2/04 2:00 AM
SULAIMANIYAH, Iraq (AP) -- Sulaimaniyah hardly feels like Iraq.
Killing of video store owner underlines concerns over religious vigilantes in Iraq's second-largest city - 3/2/04 1:36 AM
BASRA, Iraq (AP) -- Hoda Abdulkarim Abbas dressed modestly and wore a headscarf. But when she was gunned down in front of her video shop, neighbors suspected religious vigilantes.

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