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Baghdad blasts kill at least 67

SURGE Of BLOODSHED:No one claimed immediate responsibility for the attacks, but coordinated car bombings are a favorite tactic of the Iraqi branch of al-Qaeda

AP, BAGHDAD

The evening blasts added to a death toll that had been mounting throughout the day.

Authorities awoke to find four bodies with gunshot wounds to the back laying in the streets in different locations around the Iraqi capital. Their discovery was particularly chilling because it was reminiscent of the sectarian violence that engulfed the country after the US invasion and peaked in 2006 and 2007, when corpses were commonly found dumped on the streets.

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