Blasts rock Baghdad killing 56

Car bombs and a suicide blast hit Shi'ite districts of Iraq's capital Baghdad killing at least 50 people, according to police and hospital sources.

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Who is Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb?

  • Educated at the private Rannock School in Scotland and Sandhurst
  • Singled out for his service in Northern Ireland in the 1970s and 80s
  • Went on to serve in Bosnia, the Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan
  • UK's most senior commander in Iraq, serving as deputy to General David Petraeus
  • Knighted in 2009

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