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Car bombs kill 30 in Shi’ite districts of Baghdad

Posted By admin On July 21, 2013 @ 6:16 am In World News | Comments Disabled

Kareem Raheem
Reuters [1]
July 21, 2013

Multiple car bombings in predominantly Shi’ite districts of Baghdad killed at least 30 people on Saturday, police and medics said, the latest in a series of attacks that threaten to sink Iraq once again into full-blown sectarian conflict.

Most of the attacks struck in busy commercial areas where people had gathered to shop and socialize after breaking their daily fast for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

The deadliest explosion took place in the northern neighborhood of Tobchi, where 10 people were killed when a car bomb exploded in a busy commercial street.

“I was standing near my shop with friends when we saw a parked car that aroused our suspicions. We shouted for the driver, but no-one answered” said shopkeeper Said Mohammed Murad.

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[1] Reuters: http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/07/21/us-iraq-violence-idUSBRE96J09I20130721

[2] Baghdad car bombs kill dozens in attacks on Shia neighbourhoods: http://www.prisonplanet.com/baghdad-car-bombs-kill-dozens-in-attacks-on-shia-neighbourhoods.html

[3] Bomb blasts kill at least 35, wound scores in Shiite areas of Baghdad: http://www.prisonplanet.com/bomb-blasts-kill-at-least-35-wound-scores-in-shiite-areas-of-baghdad.html

[4] Suicide bombs kill scores in Baghdad: http://www.prisonplanet.com/suicide-bombs-kill-scores-in-baghdad.html

[5] Iraq: car bombs kill at least 101 people in Baghdad: http://www.prisonplanet.com/iraq-car-bombs-kill-at-least-101-people-in-baghdad.html

[6] Dozens dead in rare attack on Shiite mosque in Kabul: http://www.prisonplanet.com/dozens-dead-in-rare-attack-on-shiite-mosque-in-kabul.html

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