May 27, 2013
At least 57 people have been killed in a series of car bombs targeting mainly Shia areas in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, police say.
Many more were wounded as at least a dozen bombs hit busy shopping areas and markets in the city.
The violence comes amid a recent marked rise in attacks linked to growing political and sectarian tension.
This article was posted: Monday, May 27, 2013 at 12:28 pm
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