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Bomb Hits Baghdad Police HQ

A car bomb explodes at the headquarters of the U.S.-trained police force in Baghdad, killing one person. The attack comes as mourners in Najaf bury Ayatollah Mohammad Baqir al-Hakim, the Shiite cleric killed in last week's mosque bombing. Hear NPR's Ivan Watson and NPR's Emily Harris.

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Emily Harris
International Correspondent Emily Harris is based in Jerusalem as part of NPR's Mideast team. Her post covers news related to Israel, the West Bank and Gaza Strip. She began this role in March of 2013.
Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.
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