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The assassination of Baghdad's governor Tuesday was a clear indication Iraqi insurgents have stepped up their pre-election intimidation efforts.
Gunmen fired on the convoy of Baghdad governor Ali al-Haidri Tuesday, killing him and a bodyguard, and two car bombs killed eight and wounded 50 in the city.