Bombs kill 50 on Iraq invasion anniversary




 
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Bombs kill 50 on Iraq invasion anniversary
 
March 19th, 2013  
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Bombs kill 50 on Iraq invasion anniversary
By Patrick Markey and Kareem Raheem BAGHDAD (Reuters) - A dozen car bombs and suicide blasts tore into Shi'ite districts in Baghdad and south of the Iraqi capital on Tuesday, killing more than 50 people on the 10th anniversary of the U.S.-led invasion that ousted Saddam Hussein. Sunni Islamist insurgents linked to al Qaeda have vowed to step up attacks on Shi'ite targets since the start of the year in an attempt to provoke sectarian confrontation and undermine Shi'ite Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's government. ...




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