April 23rd, 2013
04:49 AM ET

More than 30 killed in Iraq violence

Violence erupted in Iraq on Tuesday, with more than 30 slain and dozens injured in an atmosphere beset with political and Sunni-Shiite tensions.

At least 28 people were killed and more than 70 wounded in northern Iraq on Tuesday in fighting between security forces and gunmen, police said. The incident took place in Hawija, in Kirkuk province.

Earlier, at least four people were killed and 13 others were wounded when two roadside bombs exploded, one after another, outside a Sunni mosque in southern Baghdad, police said. The incident occurred in the neighborhood of Dora while Sunni worshipers were leaving the mosque, police said.

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  1. banasy©

    Violence in Iraq? Say it isn't so.
    Color me shocked.

    April 23, 2013 at 2:04 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    Its breaking news!

    April 24, 2013 at 12:28 am | Report abuse |