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  • Gunmen storm Iraqi mall, killing 10 and taking hostages, Iraqi officials say

    01/11/2016 8:53:13 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 37 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | January 11, 2016 | Associated Press
    Gunmen storm Iraqi mall, killing 10 and taking hostages, Iraqi officials say Published January 11, 2016 Associated Press taking hostages, Iraqi officials say Published January 11, 2016 Associated Press Facebook260 Twitter0 Email Print BAGHDAD – Gunmen set off a car bomb at the entrance to a mall in mainly Shiite eastern Baghdad on Monday, killing at least 10 people and wounding 25 as the attackers raced inside and took hostages, Iraqi officials said. Police and medical officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to brief reporters, estimated that 50-75 people were trapped inside the Jawhara...
  • 'Ten killed' by Baghdad car bombs

    05/28/2015 3:21:52 PM PDT · by McGruff · 10 replies
    BBC ^ | 5/28/2015
    Ten dead in twin bomb attacks outside central Baghdad hotels, say Iraqi police This breaking news story is being updated and more details will be published shortly
  • Series of bombings in Baghdad area kill dozens

    02/17/2013 7:52:34 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 17, 2013 5:59 PM EST | Adam Schreck
    Car bombs tore through shopping areas within minutes of each other in mainly Shiite neighborhoods of the Iraqi capital on Sunday, killing at least 37 people and wounding more than 100. The attacks come amid rising sectarian discord in Iraq and appear aimed at shaking Iraqis’ confidence in the Shiite-led government. The explosions struck at the start of the local work week and primarily targeted outdoor markets. Violence in Iraq has fallen since the height of sectarian fighting in 2006 and 2007, but insurgents still frequently launch lethal attacks against security forces and civilians. It was the third time this...