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Basra's Death Toll Nears 70, Includes Up to 22 Children

The string of suicide car bombings in Basra on Wednesday that killed at least 65 people — including kindergarten students and middle-school girls in passing school vans — appeared to be well-planned, synchronized attacks, Iraqi security officials said. The bombs targeting police facilities were the most deadly attack in the southern city of Basra since the U.S.-led invasion of Iraq more than a year ago and highlighted the instability that continues to beset much of the country.Full Story

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