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Car Bomb Kills 11 in Northern Iraq

Officials in northern Iraq say a car bomb targeting a liquor store has killed 11 people and wounded more than two dozen others. Authorities say the blast happened Saturday in the al-Wassiti neighborhood in the city of Kirkuk, about 270 kilometers north of Baghdad. Militants often target nightclubs, liquor stores and brothels because they want to impose a strict interpretation of Islam in Iraq. The attack comes as Iraq's Shiite-led government is struggling to contain a surge in...

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