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a bomb placed in a car and wired to explode when the ignition is started or by remote control or by a timing device

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TEHRAN (FNA)- Ten people, including policemen, were killed and 47 others wounded in a series of explosions, by car-bombs, Improvised Explosive Devices (IED), and mortars, in the Iraqi capital, Iraqi security sources said.
Another car-bomb explosion, targeting Al-Mahdi house of mourning, took place in Al-Zfaraniya district, southern Baghdad, killing three civilians and injuring 11 others, added the source.
In addition, a car-bomb went off in Al-Jawadain district at Al-Shoala area, northwestern Baghdad, killing one civilian and injuring six others with multiple wounds, noted the source, adding that another car-bomb exploded in Al-Ghadeer district, southeastern the capital, injuring seven people.
Two car-bombs went off sequentially in Al-mel district, southern Baghdad, killing two individuals and injuring 18 civilians, the source from Baghdad Operational Command told KUNA.
After reiterating a few clichE[umlaut]s about all Palestinian camps being "security islands where Lebanese law enforcement has no sway," Baer remarks, with due gravitas, that "Ain al-Hilweh is a car-bomb factory." As if to confirm this, he interviews Colonel Munir Maqdah.
Maqdah, who like most politicians appreciates interviews by Western journalists, shares what he knows about explosives but says nothing about Baer's imagined car-bomb factory.
Fernandez has admitted to being an accessory in the car-bomb murders of former Chilean Foreign Minister Orlando Letelier and his associate, Ronni Moffitt, on the streets of Washington, D.C.
BASQUE separatists car-bombed Real Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu stadium hours before last night's European Champions League clash with FC Barcelona.