Death Toll In Iraq Bomb Attacks Rises To 39: Sources

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Reuters
The death toll in a string of bomb attacks in Iraq on Monday rose to 39, with at least 118 wounded, police and hospital sources said.

Residents gather at the site of a car bomb attack in Mahmudiya, 30 km (20 miles) south of Baghdad July 23, 2012. Three car bombs killed 11 people and wounded 38 in Mahmudiya, according to police.

The death toll in a string of bomb attacks in Iraq on Monday rose to 39, with at least 118 wounded, police and hospital sources said.

The explosions included a car bomb and a suicide attack, in and around the Iraqi capital Baghdad, as well as four car bombs in the northern oil city of Kirkuk.