More Than 80 Killed in Attacks in Iraq

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Iraqis inspect the damage after a wave of attacks in Baghdad killed at least 57 people on December 22, 2011. The apparently coordinated blasts were the first major sign of violence since US withdrew. Iraqis inspect the damage after a wave of attacks in Baghdad killed at least 57 people. (KHALIL AL-MURSHIDI/Getty)

Deadly violence across Iraq this morning. Our partner the BBC reports more than 80 people have been killed in a wave of attacks in Baghdad and elsewhere in Iraq. Authorities say the bombing appears to have been coordinated to strike during a major religious festival. Sebastian Usher is the Arab affairs editor for the BBC.

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