Iraq: Baghdad blasted by bombs

Iraq: Baghdad blasted by bombs
 

Bombs have hit Iraq's capital Baghdad and a village near the northern town of Baquba, killing at least 75 people, police and hospital sources said, as prime minister Nuri al-Maliki warned that militants were trying to set up an "evil statelet".
In the most bloody incident yesterday, a bomb blew up in a funeral tent where mourners were marking the death two days ago of a Sunni Muslim pro-government militiaman, police said. It killed 18 people and wounded 16 in Shatub, a village south of Baquba.
In north-western Iraq, assailants detonated roadside bombs near a bridge in Ain... read more

 
16 January 2014 in World News, Views: 26
Source: Scotsman
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