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Is Iraq Ready to Explode?

July 29, 2008

Three female suicide bombers and a roadside bomb struck Shiite pilgrims taking part in a massive religious procession in Baghdad on Monday. Police said at least 32 people were killed and 102 wounded.

The attacks occurred in quick succession in the mainly Shiite Karradah district, as tens of thousands of Shiite worshippers streamed toward the pilgrimage site in Kazimiyah, northern Baghdad. Meanwhile at a Kurdish rally in the northern city of Kirkuk, a bomb blast killed at least 15 people and wounded 170 others.

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Though many reports claim violence in Iraq to be at its lowest point in three years, the political situation is still very volatile. is an independent news network that produces stories of global interest. 

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