Thursday, June 23, 2005

Iraq Saw Almost 500 Car Bombings in a Year

Car bombers have struck Iraq 479 times in the past year, according to an Associated Press count based on reports from police, military and hospital officials. The toll has been tremendous, with the blasts killing 2,174 people and wounding 5,520.

Last month was the most violent for Iraqi civilians since the U.S.-led invasion. There were 77 car bombs in May, killing 317 people and wounding 896.


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