Bombs hit Baghdad residential buildings, 35 killed (2)

09:50, April 07, 2010      

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The sixth explosion took place in the al-Amil neighborhood in southern Baghdad, the source said without disclosing details.

A seventh blast destroyed a residential building in Baghdad's southern district of Saidiyah, he added.

The attacks came two days after a series of deadly suicide bombings against foreign embassies in Baghdad.

On Sunday three suicide bombers detonated car bombs within minutes of each other targeting foreign embassies, killing 30 people and wounding 224 others, including security forces.

Sporadic attacks continue in Iraq about a month after the country held its landmark parliamentary election which is widely expected to shape the political landscape of the war-torn country.

However, observers warn that political turmoil will destabilize the country and complicate Iraq's situation as the U.S. troops in Iraq are slated to be cut by half at the end of August and to fully withdraw by the end of 2011.

Source: Xinhua

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