Iraq attacks kill 55 less than a week before vote

Civilians gather at the scene of a car bomb attack in the east Baghdad neighborhood of Kamaliya, Iraq, Monday, April 15, 2013. A series of attacks across, Iraq many involving car bombs, has killed and wounded dozens of people, police said less than a week before Iraqis in much of the country are scheduled to vote in the country's first elections since the 2011 U.S. troop withdrawal. (AP Photo/ Khalid Mohammed)BAGHDAD (AP) — Insurgents in Iraq deployed a series of car bombs as part of highly coordinated attacks that cut across a wide swath of the country Monday, killing at least 55 on the deadliest day in nearly a month.

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