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Bombs in Iraq Kill 7

Residents gather at the premises of a coffee shop that was destroyed in a suicide bomb attack the night before, in Baghdad, June 17, 2013.
Residents gather at the premises of a coffee shop that was destroyed in a suicide bomb attack the night before, in Baghdad, June 17, 2013.
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Iraqi officials say a bombing north of Baghdad has killed at least seven people and wounded several others.

Police say Monday's bomb exploded in a restaurant in the town of Taji, about 20 kilometers north of the capital.

No one has claimed responsibility for the attack.

Monday's bombing comes a day after car bombs across southern Iraq, and a shooting in the country's north killed at least 30 people and wounded dozens more.

The blasts Sunday targeted mainly Shi'ite areas, including Basra, Nasiriya, Mahmoudiya, Hillah, Kut and the Shi'ite holy city of Najaf.

In the northern city of Mosul, authorities said gunmen killed at least four police officers during an attack on a checkpoint.

Officials have blamed the recent surge in violence on Sunni Islamist insurgents and al-Qaida's wing in Iraq, raising concern of a return to widespread sectarian violence.

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by: Michael from: USA
June 17, 2013 9:28 AM
God have mercy, for the true nature of these attacks, and the perception of the World upon Iraq:

the Shii faith will not be made an object of attack once the nature of Husayn is known. This term "nature" is connected to what Islam is, not in terms of un-natural, but as a collective of believers: the term nature and non-nature both have been critiqued by European philosophers and Islam must straighten up and return to what Aristotle taught the early Moslem philosophers, which is that the faith changes over time and in different nations but does not throw out the final cause (in Aristotle's four causes) which is where every sect must give one answer to the one God

by: Sasanka Sekhar Singha
June 17, 2013 8:12 AM
at least seven people were killed and seven others injured----a bombaing north of Baghdad--Iraq officials say . On Monday a bomb exploded in the town of Taji 12 kilometers north of the capital---no one has claimed responsibility for the attack---In the northern city of Mosul--the gunmen killed at least four police officers on a checkpoint -----recent surge in violence is raising concern of a return to sectarian violence------------

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