Car bombs in Shi'ite areas of Iraq kill 34




 
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Car bombs in Shi'ite areas of Iraq kill 34
 
February 8th, 2013  
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Car bombs in Shi'ite areas of Iraq kill 34
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Five car bombs killed at least 34 people in Shi'ite areas of Iraq on Friday, police and medics said, as sectarian and ethnic tensions intensify ahead of provincial elections in April. Two car bombs were detonated simultaneously at a bus stop near a Friday street market selling birds and other pets in the Shi'ite district of Kadhimiya in Baghdad, killing at least 16 people and wounding another 44, police and hospital sources said. Footage of the scene showed dozens of buses and taxis destroyed by the explosion and blood on the ground. ...




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