Iraq: Attacks Kill at Least 21
09 July, 2013
Attacks around Iraq have killed at least 21 people, the latest in a spike of insurgent violence aimed at destabilizing the country, officials said Monday.
The deadliest strike hit the town of Madaen, southeast of Baghdad, where a bomb exploded near a youth center, killing six civilians and wounding three, the police said.
In the northern city of Mosul, two car bombs killed six civilians and wounded 12 others, a police officer said. Also in Mosul, militants shot and killed three people. Late Sunday, gunmen killed a family of six near Musayyib, the town's mayor said.