Iraq Bloody Blasts

On August 15, Iraq experienced attacks in several cities killing 66 people, as well as 34 in twin blasts in the southern city of Kut.

Medical and security officials have said that a car bomb went off at 8:00 am followed by a roadside bomb in the center of Kut 160 kilometers south of Baghdad.

In Tikrit city's anti-terror headquarters, two suicide bombers detonated themselves with explosive–packed vests killing three policemen and wounded seven others.

In the north of Baghdad, Diyala province, eight people were killed and 35 wounded in a series of attacks in the provincial capital Baquba and five other cities.

Meanwhile, in the holy Shiite cities of Najaf, and east of Karbala three separate car bombs, detonated by suicide attackers, killed nine people and wounded 69 people.

Separate explosions in the disputed northern city of Kirkuk, Taji, Balad, Mosul, Ramadi and Iskandiriyah have left six killed and 48 wounded.
The attacks have left more than 238 people wounded marked as the worst attack after the July 5, twin suicide attacks which killed 35 people in a town north of Baghdad.

The Violence in Iraq has decreased since, however continue to experience attacks. More than 259 Iraqis were killed in the July attacks, being the second bloodiest attack Iraq has experienced in 2011.

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