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Wave of Deadly Attacks Strikes Iraq

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Officials in Iraq say a wave of attacks across the country has killed more than 20 people and wounded dozens.

Authorities say the worst of the violence Sunday was in the city of Hilla where a series of car bombs killed at least 10 people.

There has been no immediate claim of responsibility for the attacks.

The deadly incidents are the latest in a recent surge of violence in Iraq.

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