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Last Updated: Monday, 2 August, 2004, 10:46 GMT 11:46 UK
In pictures: Iraq church blasts
Plumes of smoke above Baghdad
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A series of bombs went off as Christians in Iraq were attending evening church services on Sunday.
Scene of one of the bomb attacks
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Four churches in the capital Baghdad and one in the northern city of Mosul were targeted.
Iraqis try and extinguish the flames caused by a bomb attack outside a church in Baghdad's al Doura neighbourhood
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The attacks all happened within the hour and appeared to have been well orchestrated.
An injured woman holds a child at Ibn Al-Nafees hospital after the bomb blasts in Baghdad
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Eleven people were killed, and dozens wounded - stretching hospital resources to the limit.
Iraqis fight a building fire
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Firefighters battled to put out the flames that engulfed nearby buildings.
A victim is evacuated
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Police and residents searched the rubble for survivors, racing casualties to hospitals.
Wounded man
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Many of the injured had been hit by flying shards of stained glass windows and hot pieces of metal.
Iraqis flee the scene of the bomb attacks
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This is the first time Iraq's small Christian minority of 800,000 has been targeted, say correspondents.
Iraqis survey the scene after a bomb blast near a church in al Doura neighbourhood
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The Vatican condemned the attacks, calling them "terrible and worrying".




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