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Political Uncertainty Helps Fuel Fresh Violence in Iraq

At least five massive bombs hit apartment buildings across the Iraqi capital, killing at least 39 people and wounding more than 130. It was the latest sign Iraq's fragile security could dissolve in the chaos of the unresolved election.

Clearing Rubble

April 4: An Iraqi army soldier inspects at the site of a car bomb attack near the Iranian Embassy, seen in the background, in Baghdad, Iraq. Suicide attackers detonated car bombs near three embassies in Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 32 people and wounding more than 100, authorities said.

AP Photo/Karim Kadim

Explosion

April 4: Smoke rises over central Baghdad, Iraq. Suicide attackers detonated car bombs near foreign embassies in Baghdad on Sunday, killing at least 35 people and wounding more than 200, authorities said. 

AP Photo/Karim Kadim

Searching for Survivors

April 6: Rescuers search for survivors at the scene of a bomb attack in central Baghdad, Iraq.

AP Photo/Karim Kadim

Destruction

April 6: Rescuers search for survivors at the scene of a bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq.

AP Photo/Hadi Mizban

Aftermath

April 6: Iraqis inspect the scene of a bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq.

AP Photo/Hadi Mizban

Rescue Squad

April 6: Rescuers search for survivors at the scene of a bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq.

AP Photo/Hadi Mizban

Inspection

April 6: An Iraqi policeman inspects the scene of a bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq.

AP Photo/Hadi Mizban

New Bombing

April 6: Iraqis gather at the scene of a bomb attack in Baghdad, Iraq. 

Photo/Hadi Mizban

Political Uncertainty Helps Fuel Fresh Violence in Iraq

At least five massive bombs hit apartment buildings across the Iraqi capital, killing at least 39 people and wounding more than 130. It was the latest sign Iraq's fragile security could dissolve in the chaos of the unresolved election.

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