The wave of attacks in Iraq appear to have been coordinated

A policeman stands guard at the site of a bomb attack in Kirkuk, 250km (155 miles) north of Baghdad
A policeman stands guard at the site of a bomb attack in Kirkuk, 250km (155 miles) north of Baghdad Credit: Reuters

The violence in 12 Iraqi cities and towns which has killed at least 82 people appears to have been coordinated as the wave of attacks all took place within a few hours of each other.

They struck mostly at security forces and government officials.

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At least 107 dead in Iraq attacks

A wave of bomb attacks in Iraq has killed at least 107 people and wounded many more, according to Reuters news agency.