Baghdad Hit by Wave of Bomb Attacks


Baghdad Blast (BBC Video)

A wave of apparently coordinated bomb attacks in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, has killed at least 68 people.

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The bombings are the worst in months — and follow within days of the withdrawal of US troops.

They come amid fears of rising sectarian tensions as the unity government faces internal divisions.

Host Lisa Mullins talks with reporter Sahar Issa in Baghdad.