Iraq

At Least 28 Dead in Bombings In and Around Baghdad

Shi'ites targeted

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A wave of bombings mostly targeting Shi'ite areas in and around Baghdad has killed at least 28 people as surging violence spurred concerns Iraq is falling back into all-out conflict.The blasts on Sunday, including half a dozen car bombs, are the latest in a months-long rise in bloodshed that has forced the authorities to appeal for international help just months before the country's first elections in four years.


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