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At Least 65 People Killed in Iraq Bomb Attacks

Here is a look at the deadliest attacks in Iraq since the withdrawal of U.S. troops on Dec. 18, 2011:

— Mar. 18, 2013: A wave of bombings mainly targeting Shiite areas in Baghdad kills 65.

— Mar. 14, 2013: Militants unleash a carefully planned assault on the Justice Ministry, killing 30.

— Mar. 4, 2013: Gunmen attack a convoy of Syrian soldiers who had crossed into Iraq for refuge, killing 48.

— Feb. 17, 2013: Car bombs tear through shopping areas in Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad, killing at least 37.

— Jan. 23, 2013: A suicide bomber strikes a packed funeral ceremony at a Shiite mosque in northern Iraq, killing at least 25.

— Jan. 17, 2013: Insurgents unleash a string of bomb attacks mainly targeting Shiite Muslim pilgrims across Iraq, killing at least 26.

— Jan. 16, 2013: A wave of bombings against the offices of a major Kurdish party and Kurdish security forces headquarters in Kirkuk province kills at least 33.

— Nov. 27, 2012: Insurgents launch attacks against Shiite mosques, security forces, and other targets in central and northern Iraq, killing at least 30.

— Nov. 6, 2012: A suicide bomber detonates his explosives-laden car near a military base north of Baghdad, killing at least 33.

— Sept. 9, 2012: Insurgents gun down soldiers at an army post, bomb police recruits waiting in line to apply for jobs, and stage other attacks that kill 92.

— Aug. 16, 2012: A blistering string of bombings and shootings across the country kills at least 93.

— July 23, 2012: Attacks aimed largely at security forces kill 115 in the country’s deadliest single day in two years.

— July 3, 2012: Bombs pound six cities and towns, killing some 40 and raising suspicion that security forces may be assisting attacks on Shiites.

— June 28, 2012: Bombings and shootings take the lives of 22 people in attacks in Shiite neighborhoods and on security forces.

— June 16, 2012: Two car bombs kill at least 26 people in the capital on the final day of the Shiite pilgrimage.

Read more: AP

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