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Monday
Jan312011

Five Killed, Several Wounded in Bomb Attacks on Police in Pakistan

Photo Courtesy - Hasham Ahmed/AFP/Getty Images(PESHAWAR, Pakistan) -- Two attacks on police in Pakistan Monday left five people dead, including four police officers, and several others wounded.

In the first attack, a suicide bomber blew himself up next to a police officer's vehicle as it was passing through an intersection in Peshawar.  The blast killed the bomber and three police officers on the spot, and left more than 10 bystanders injured.

The second attack, which happened a few hours later in Peshawar as well, involved a remote bomb that went off near a police patrol vehicle, killing one police officer and wounding three others.  This latest attack happened as police were searching for those involved in the first attack.´╗┐

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Saturday
Dec042010

Iraqi Capital Hit with String of Deadly Bombings

Photo Courtesy - Getty Images(BAGHDAD) -- A series of deadly bomb explosions in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad left at least 13 dead and more than 100 wounded, the BBC reported Saturday.

Insurgents targeted Iranian pilgrims with two bombs. The first exploded near a house used by pilgrims as a rest stop; the other struck a bus carrying Iranian Shiites.

A third car bomb went off at a busy market where several people were reported killed.

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Tuesday
Nov022010

Deadly Blasts Rip Across Baghdad

Photo Courtesy - Ahmad Al-Rubaye/AFP/Getty Images(BAGHDAD) -- UPDATE: A combination of 10 blasts ripped across Baghad killing at least 63 people. The blasts occurred Tuesday evening and occurred in eight different neighborhoods, mostly Shiite. In addition to the deaths, more than 285 people were injured.

This latest violence comes just two days after a bloody seige at a Catholic church in Baghdad.

After months of political wrangling, Iraq has no government in place and these attacks further undermine its security.

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