Car bomb in Kirkuk
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Deadly Iraq blasts hit several cities

At least 23 people have been killed in explosions in the Iraqi cities of Kirkuk, Samarra, Baquba and Baghdad, Dibis and Taji.

Reports said that security forces appeared to be the main target.

Rami Ruhayem, reporting from Baghdad, says the explosions happened almost simultaneously, suggesting they could be co-ordinated.

  • 19 Apr 2012