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Policeman Abdul Amir Sami, 23, recovers at the local hospital after sustaining broken legs and shrapnel wounds, Iskandariyah, Iraq, Feb. 10, 2004. A truck packed with an estimated 500 pounds of explosives blew up at a police station. Dozens of would-be recruits were lined up to apply for jobs at the station. A hospital official said at least 50 people were killed and 50 others wounded. The local Iraqi police commander, Lt. Col. Abdul Rahim Saleh, said the attack was a suicide operation, carried out by a driver who detonated a red pickup as it passed the station.