Iraq sees biggest wave of violence in years

More than 300 people were killed in July in blasts at football fields, mosques and cafes.

    Iraq has been hit by a wave of bomb attacks in the biggest increase in violence in five years.

    The latest attacks have included blasts at football fields, mosques and cafes, as people mark the month of Ramadan.

    More than 300 people were killed in July.

    Al Jazeera's Jane Arraf reports from Kirkuk.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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