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Iraq serial bombings kill 48
December 18, 2012
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BAGHDAD: A wave of attacks targeting both Iraqi security forces and civilians killed 48 people on Monday.

A car bomb exploded in north Baghdad, killing at least 11 people and wounding at least 40.

In the Karrada area, a car bomb killed at least one person and wounded at least four.

Gunmen attacked a police checkpoint on the highway west of Tikrit killing five policemen.

In the village of Al Buslaibi, north of Baghdad, a roadside bomb killed three soldiers, while an attack in Mosul killed three soldiers.

A car bomb in Khaznah killed seven people and wounded 12, while two car bombs near a Shiite place of worship killed five in Tuz Khurmatu.

Three roadside bombs exploded near Baquba, north of Baghdad, killing one person and wounding four others, while a magnetic “sticky bomb” and a shooting killed two people.

The rest of the killings took place in Diyala, Jalawla, Baladruz, Rutba, Dujail and Khaldiya.

Agence France-Presse

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