Baghdad

 
Iraqis inspect the site of a blast in Baghdad on Thursday. The latest surge of violence has left 160 dead in a week and sparked fears of all-out sectarian conflict. Photo: AFP

Baghdad car bombs kill eight as violence spirals

Attacks in Iraq, including car bombs in Baghdad, killed eight people on Thursday, the latest in a surge of violence that has left 160 dead in a week and sparked fears of all-out sectarian conflict.