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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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Officials said that just over an hour later, a suicide car bomber attacked a police station in Pakistan's northwestern tribal region near the Afghan border, killing at least six people.
Tuesday s attack comes less than a month after a suicide car bomber detonated his explosives outside the sprawling NATO-led headquarters in Kabul, killing at least seven and wounding 100.
In eastern Baghdad, another car bomber triggered an explosion outside the offices of Iraq's electoral commission, killing five employees and one policeman.
A SUICIDE car bomber killed 106 people and wounded 71 others in a huge blast near the Iraqi capital Baghdad today.
Also on June 1 a suicide car bomber blew up his vehicle at the entrance to a US military base near Baiji, an oil-refining town 180 km north of Baghdad, killing at least 11 Iraqis and wounding 20 others and two US soldiers.
The source added that a suicide car bomber targeted a force of Swat, which led to the martyrdom of two elements of Swat and wounding four others.
Summary: Baghdad, Jumada II 2, 1432, May 5, 2011, SPA -- A suicide car bomber crashed his vehicle into a barrier outside a police building in central Iraq on Thursday morning, killing at least 13 people and wounding dozens more, officials said.
FOUR Nato troops died in separate attacks across Afghanistan yesterday, including a suicide car bomber who targeted a military convoy in the Taliban-dominated south.
Summary: A suicide car bomber struck the convoy of Iraq's minister of labour on Thursday, killing nine people and injuring 20, police said.
A SUICIDE car bomber killed eight people in the Algerian coastal town of Zemmouri el Bahri yesterday.
A Baghdad suicide car bomber detonated his explosives-laden BMW as a convoy of private American security agents drove by in the second attack in a week near the fortified Sadir Hotel.
A suicide car bomber targeting policemen detonated his vehicle outside the Nahda bus station in central Baghdad.
A suicide car bomber dressed as a policeman crashed into a large group of traffic police officers, killing 15 and wounding more than 100 others, police and hospital officials said.
A car bomber blew himself up at Aden Square in Kathemia suburb in the north of the Iraqi capital, leaving 12 people killed and at least 30 others wounded, the source told KUNA.
Egypt's public prosecutor suffered unspecified injuries when a car bomber rammed into his convoy as it was leaving his home in Cairo on Monday, security and judicial sources said.