A U.S. army soldier, a member of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, takes samples from the ground at the site of a bomb explosion in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, April 23, 2009. A suicide bomber blew himself up among a group of Iraqis collecting humanitarian aid Thursday in a mainly Shiite area in Baghdad, killing at least 22 people, the Iraqi military said. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
A U.S. army soldier, a member of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, takes samples from the ground at the site of a bomb explosion in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, April 23, 2009. A suicide bomber blew himself up among a group of Iraqis collecting humanitarian aid Thursday in a mainly Shiite area in Baghdad, killing at least 22 people, the Iraqi military said. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) AP
A U.S. army soldier, a member of an Explosive Ordnance Disposal team, takes samples from the ground at the site of a bomb explosion in Baghdad, Iraq, Thursday, April 23, 2009. A suicide bomber blew himself up among a group of Iraqis collecting humanitarian aid Thursday in a mainly Shiite area in Baghdad, killing at least 22 people, the Iraqi military said. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim) AP

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