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Firefighters at the scene of a car bomb attack in Baghdad. Photo: AP

Wave of bombings in Baghdad kills dozens

Attacks in the Baghdad area and northern Iraq killed 58 people on Monday, the latest in a wave of violence that has raised fears of a return to sectarian conflict in the country. The unrest, including bombings in Baghdad that mainly targeted Shiite areas, comes at a time of heightened tensions in Iraq, with the Sunni minority accusing the Shiite-led government of marginalising and targeting their community.