Violent attacks in Iraq kill 20

June 6, 2014 3:08 PM

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Violent attacks in Iraq kill 20

BAGHDAD – A back-to-back car bombing targeting an ethnic minority in northern Iraq and militant attacks on Iraqi soldiers and police killed at least 20 people on Friday, officials said.

Since last year, militants have escalated attacks in Iraq, with violence surging to levels not seen since 2006 and 2007.

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