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Richmond Times-Dispatch

Wire Reports
November 3, 2010

Bombings and mortar strikes killed 76 people and wounded more than 200 others across Baghdad yesterday.

The blasts in at least 13 neighborhoods clearly were designed to hit civilians at restaurants and cafes where many Iraqis were gathered to enjoy the warm evening. The sophistication and the targets — Shiites — suggested that al-Qaida-linked Sunni militants were responsible.

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By KIM GAMEL (AP) – 15 hours ago

BAGHDAD — A suicide car bomber struck a police checkpoint in a small town west of Baghdad on Monday, killing at least three people, in the latest attack in a region that was once a Sunni insurgent stronghold but later became key to a nationwide drop in violence. (more…)

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