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Iraq bomb attacks kill at least 26 people


A series of bomb attacks killed at least 26 people in central Iraq, police and medical officials say.

Fifteen died when a suicide bomber target a funeral for a pro-government Sunni militiaman in a village south of Baquba, the capital of Diyala province.

Car bombs meanwhile exploded in four parts of Baghdad, killing at least 11 people and wounding dozens more.

Fifteen people died when a suicide bomber target a funeral for a pro-government Sunni militiaman in a village south of Baquba

Fifteen people died when a suicide bomber target a funeral for a pro-government Sunni militiaman in a village south of Baquba

There has been a surge in sectarian violence across Iraq in the past year, reaching levels not seen since 2007.

According to the UN, 7,818 civilians and 1,050 members of the security forces died in 2013. December alone saw at least 759 killed.

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