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Insurgents Assassinate Governor of Baghdad

Gunmen assassinate the governor of Baghdad Tuesday morning as he travels to work. Ali al-Haidari is the highest placed Iraqi government official to be killed in eight months. The governor was also a Shia Muslim, further stoking concerns that the elections could be upset by sectarian violence. NPR's Lordes Garcia-Navarro reports.

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