An onslaught of bombings and shootings killed dozens across Iraq on Monday, officials said, making it the nation’s deadliest day this year.
July 23, 2012 People inspect the scene of a bomb attack in Madain, about 15 miles southeast of Baghdad. An onslaught of bombings and shootings killed scores of people across Iraq on Monday, making it the nation’s deadliest day so far this year. The attacks come days after the leader of al-Qaeda in Iraq declared a new offensive seeking to reassert its might in the security vacuum left by the departing Americans.Karim Kadim/AP
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