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4 Americans, 6 Iraqis killed in bomb blast

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Two US soldiers, two American civilians and six Iraqis were killed in a bomb attack on Tuesday in the district council building of the Iraqi capital's Shiite bastion of Sadr City, officials said.
A US embassy official said one of the civilians was a State Department employee and the other worked for the Defence Department. They were both attached to the American mission in Baghdad.
The US military confirmed two of its soldiers were killed in the blast, while another one was wounded.
An Iraqi security official said six Iraqis were also killed in the attack while 10 others were wounded, including three members of the district council.
The attack took place mid-morning inside a the council building where local elections were set to take place, an Iraqi security official said.

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