INSURGENTS determined to wreck Iraq’s constitutional referendum killed nearly 45 people and wounded dozens in a series of attacks yesterday, including a suicide car bomb that ripped apart a crowded market in a town near the Syrian border, police said.
Wed, 12 Oct, 2005
Iraqis embraced democracy in large numbers, standing in long lines to vote in defiance of mortar attacks, suicide bombers and boycott calls. Pushed in wheelchairs or carts if they could not walk, the elderly, the young and women in veils cast ballots in Iraq’s first free election in 50 years.
Mon, 31 Jan, 2005