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At least 29 killed, 70 injured in Iraq

Dec. 31, 2012 at 7:42 AM

BAGHDAD, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Explosions and other violence in Iraq resulted in the deaths of at least 29 people Monday, with about 70 injured, security officials said.

The incidents were concentrated mainly in Babel and Diyala governorates, the Kuwaiti news service KUNA reported.

Security officials said police and armed forces were sent to help secure the areas where the violence occurred.

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