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Qaeda front group claims deadly Iraq attacks

People inspect the site of a car bomb in the impoverished district of Sadr City in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on July 29, 2013. Al-Qaeda front group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on Tuesday claimed the wave of attacks that killed dozens of people the day before.

People inspect the site of a car bomb in the impoverished district of Sadr City in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on July 29, 2013. Al-Qaeda front group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on Tuesday claimed the wave of attacks that killed dozens of people the day before.  (AFP)

Al-Qaeda front group the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant on Tuesday claimed a wave of attacks that killed dozens of people the day before.

"Security and military detachments of the state of Baghdad and the south on Monday... simultaneously hit targets that were surveyed and chosen specifically," a statement posted on jihadist forums said.

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