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Bomb attacks kill dozens across Iraq

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 00:46

May 15 - Bomb attacks in Shi'ite areas of Baghdad and in northern Iraq killed more than 30 people on Wednesday, following weeks of violence by Sunni Islamist insurgents determined to spark sectarian confrontation. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.

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At least 10 people are killed Wednesday after two car bombs exploded near government buildings in Kirkuk, Iraq. Although violence is well below the height of sectarian slaughter in 2006-7, Sunni insurgents still carry out almost daily attacks to try to undermine the Shi'ite led government. The bomb attack was part of a day that saw more than 30 people killed across the country -- in a string of bomb attacks in Baghdad and Northern Iraq. Relations between Iraq's Shi'ite, Sunni and ethnic Kurdish communities have come under growing strain since the last American troops left in December 2011.

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Bomb attacks kill dozens across Iraq

Wednesday, May 15, 2013 - 00:46