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Terrorism 86 Killed in Iraq Bombings Jaafer Abed / Reuters

86 Killed in Iraq Bombings

At least 86 people were killed and over 300 were injured Monday when car and roadside bombs exploded in more than a dozen Iraqi cities in one of the deadliest days this year. In addition, at least one suicide bomber attacked a police station. The violence was worst in Kut, where two bombs killed at least 37 people. In Diyala province, seven bombs went off, while Baghdad also saw a car-bomb explosion that injured eight people. Iraqi political leaders earlier this month began debating whether to allow a small U.S. force to remain in the country after Dec. 31.

August 15, 2011 12:20 PM