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Mosul: 2 College Students Killed After Car Bomb
Witnesses Say Security Forces Shot Students in Firefight With Gunmen
03/27/2009 7:31 PM ET

BAGHDAD – A member of the Iraqslogger network in Mosul witnessed the explosion of a car bomb on Thursday. After Iraqi security forces began pursuing gunmen, the car was detonated in front of Mosul University’s indoor athletic stadium.

A short firefight between gunmen from the car and security forces ensued. The gunmen escaped, but two students of the university, one male and one female, appeared to be killed in the crossfire. Their identities are not yet known.


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