Car bombs target Iraqi Shi'ites, killing at least 43




 
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Car bombs target Iraqi Shi'ites, killing at least 43
 
May 20th, 2013  
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Car bombs target Iraqi Shi'ites, killing at least 43
By Kareem Raheem BAGHDAD (Reuters) - At least 43 people were killed in car bomb explosions targeting Shi'ite Muslims in the Iraqi capital and the southern oil hub of Basra on Monday, police and medics said. About 150 people have been killed in sectarian violence over the past week and tensions between Shi'ites, who now lead Iraq, and minority Sunni Muslims have reached their highest level since U.S. troops pulled out in December 2011. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attacks. ...




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