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Mon Feb 18, 2013, 03:30 PM

Bombs target Shiite neighborhoods, claim 21lives in Iraq

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Source: CNN


By Mohammed Tawfeeq, CNN
February 17, 2013 -- Updated 1514 GMT (2314 HKT)

Baghdad (CNN) -- A spate of bombs exploded in Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 21 people and wounding 125 others, police said.

The blasts -- six car bombs and three roadside explosions -- mainly targeted outdoor markets in Shiite neighborhoods, Baghdad police said.

Overall violence has dropped significantly in Iraq since the peak of sectarian violence, between 2005 and 2007. Yet such attacks continue as the 10-year anniversary of the U.S-led invasion of Iraq nears next month ...



Read more: http://edition.cnn.com/2013/02/17/world/meast/iraq-violence/

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Mon Feb 18, 2013, 04:03 PM

1. duplicate topic - locking

could you update the older post? Here: http://www.democraticunderground.com/1014401419

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