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Baghdad locked down after car bombs kill 160

Baghdad was under curfew on Friday and the government appealed for calm after car bombs in a Shi’ite stronghold killed 160 in the bloodiest single attack of the war, pushing Iraq closer to the abyss of anarchy. A further 257 people were wounded in the blasts, which left bloodied remains and blackened bodies scattered amid blazing vehicles. Mortars hit a Sunni enclave soon after, apparently in retaliation for the car bombs, which came as gunmen assaulted the Shi’ite-held Health Ministry in a bold daylight raid. Full Story

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