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BAQUBA, Iraq (Reuters) - Gunmen opened fire on a minibus north of Baghdad on Wednesday, killing eight people and wounding two, police said.
A police official said 10 masked gunmen carried out the attack near the town of Baquba, some 65 km from the Iraqi capital.
Iraqi and U.S. officials expect a surge in guerrilla violence in the run-up to national elections on Dec. 15 when Iraqis will vote for their first full-term government since the fall of Saddam Hussein in 2003.
Sunni Arab guerrillas are waging a campaign of suicide bombings, shootings and assassinations in a bid to topple the present Shi'ite- and Kurd-dominated government, which is backed by Washington.
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