27 killed in Iraq violence

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27 killed in Iraq violence
Baghdad, Nov 8: As many as 27 people were killed and about 70 injured in shooting and bombing incidents witnessed in different parts of Iraq Thursday.

At least 15 people, mostly soldiers, were killed and 45 wounded in two bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital city Thursday night, a police source said.

Two suicide bombers drove their explosive-laden cars into an Iraqi army base in Tarmiyah area, a pre-dominantly Sunni Arab town, about 30 km from Baghdad, reported Xinhua citing the source. The incident occurred around 10.30 p.m.

Earlier in the day, 12 people were killed and 23 wounded in separate shooting and bombing incidents in different parts of Iraq.

According to the UN Assistance Mission for Iraq, nearly 7, 000 Iraqis have been killed and over 16,000 injured from January to October this year.


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