Iraq car-bomb wave kills 66, injures 200

Shiite pilgrims main targets of blasts

Posted: June 14, 2012 at 5:46 a.m.

Authorities investigate a car bombing Wednesday in a Baghdad neighborhood.

Car bombs ripped through Shiite and Kurdish targets in Baghdad and other cities Wednesday, killing at least 66 people, wounding more than 200 and feeding growing doubts that Iraq will emerge as a stable democracy after decades of war and dictatorship.

A wave of car bombs struck Shiite pilgrims in several cities across Iraq on Wednesday, killing at least 65 people and wounding more than 200 in one of the deadliest attacks since U.S. troops withdrew from the country. (June 13)


Car bombs targeting Shiites kill 65 in Iraq

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