Friday, 29 March 2013

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Car bombs hit five Shi'ite mosques kills 19


 Residents inspect a damaged vehicle at the site of a bomb attack in Kirkuk, 250 km (155 miles) north of Baghdad, March 29, 2013. REUTERS/Ako Rasheed

Car bombs hit 5 Shi'ite mosques in Baghdad and the arctic Iraqi city-limits of Kirkuk just afterwards prayers on Friday, killing 19 worshippers and abasing addition 130.

Ten years afterwards the U.S. aggression that agitated Saddam Hussein, Iraq is still grappling with political agitation and Sunni Islamist insurgents affiliated to al Qaeda, who are dispatch up attacks on Shi'ite targets and aegis forces.

Friday's blasts hit Shi'ite mosques in southeast and arctic Baghdad while addition tore the foreground off a abbey in Kirkuk, an ethnically alloyed city-limits of Arabs, Kurds and Turkman 170 km (100 miles) arctic of the capital.

"We were alert to the cleric's accent if we heard a actual able explosion. Glass broadcast everywhere and the roof partially collapsed," said Mohammed, a victim blood-soaked in the Kirkuk blast, his shirt still covered in blood.

Police and bloom admiral said the attacks in Baghdad dead 16. Three added died in Kirkuk, area the bang larboard a assortment of accurate accident in the abbey and on the artery outside.

Attacks in Iraq are still beneath accepted than during the Sunni-Shi'ite annihilation that erupted at the acme of the endure war, if insurgents austere the Shi'ite al-Askari altar in Samarra in 2006, afflictive a beachcomber of backfire by Shi'ite militias.

Al Qaeda's bounded wing, Islamic State of Iraq, has vowed to accumulate up attacks and aegis admiral say insurgents are regrouping in the chastening of western Iraq, active by the war Sunni rebels are waging in Syria over the border.

Al Qaeda in Iraq claimed albatross for a beachcomber of bombings and suicide attacks beforehand this ages that dead about 60 humans on the 10th ceremony of the U.S. invasion.

Sunni Islamists see Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki's Shi'ite-led government as oppressors of the country's Sunni boyhood and are targeting Shi'ites to try to activate the affectionate of inter-communal commotion that dead bags in 2006-7.

Washington has angry the active al-Nusra Foreground angry in Syria to al Qaeda's Iraqi annex and has appointed the accumulation as a adopted agitator organization.

Iraq's government says it takes no abandon in the Syrian war but its interests are generally accumbent with those of Shi'ite Iran. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Sunday apprenticed Maliki to stop Iranian flights demography accoutrements over Iraqi airspace to Syria.

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