Two Bombs Kill Dozens In Iraq
Between this news and the recent uptick in troop deaths, April is looking to be the bloodiest this year.
BAGHDAD â€” As many as 53 people, including 12 children, died in a bombing Tuesday in Baquba, a city the Americans believed they had largely taken back from Sunni insurgents last summer.
A second bomb later struck Ramadi, the capital of Anbar Province, killing at least 13 people, including 4 police officers, and wounding 15 other people, according to the local police.
Baquba, north of Baghdad and the capital of Diyala Province, had become considerably more stable in recent months, but the surrounding area remains among the most dangerous in Iraq. […]
Restaurants, shops and several cars were destroyed in the blast. Of the dead, 15 bodies were severely burned, making it impossible to identify them. Seventy people were injured, including 34 with serious injuries.
More as it develops…