Sunday, June 16, 2013

Terror Attacks Continue In Iraq

A series of bombings in Shiite-majority areas of Iraq killed at least 30 people on Sunday. A blast in Najaf struck a produce market. Haider Alaa/Reuters

String of Car Bombs Kill Dozens in Iraq -- New York Times

BAGHDAD — A string of bombing and a shooting killed at least 30 and wounded scores across Iraq on Sunday, extending a wave of violence that is raising fears of a return to widespread killing a decade after the American-led invasion.

Violence has spiked in Iraq in recent months, with the death toll rising to levels not seen since 2008. Nearly 2,000 have been killed since the start of April.

There was no claim of responsibility, but the attacks bore the hallmark of Al Qaeda in Iraq, which uses car bombs, suicide bombers and coordinated attacks to target security forces, members of Iraq’s Shiite majority, and others.

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More News On Today's Terror Attacks In Iraq

Iraq car bombings: Attacks hit mainly Shia cities -- BBC
Wave of car bombs, shootings kill 25 in Iraq -- AFP
Deadly blasts rock southern Iraqi cities -- Al Jazeera
Car Bombs, Shooting in Iraq Kill at Least 30 -- Voice of America
At least 32 killed in Iraq bombings -- RT
Dozens killed in attacks across Iraq -- Euroenews
Car bombs, shootings kill 30 across Iraq -- Reuters

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