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In pictures: Iraq bomb blasts

Iraqi police at the site of a car blast in Kirkuk, northern Iraq

Dozens of people have been killed and wounded in a series of bomb blasts across Iraq.

Twisted cars in Mosul

In the bloodiest attack, a suicide car bomber targeted a police station in the northern city of Mosul. Many of the victims were civilians.

Crater in Mosul

The bomb, carried in a lorry, left a huge crater. A curfew was imposed in Mosul following the blast and several other attacks.

Site of the attack in Kirkuk

In the nearby city of Kirkuk, a number of people were killed and injured in a suicide bomb attack on a local bank.

Iraqis pass a car bomb wreck in Baghdad

In further violence, several were killed in at least two roadside bomb blasts in the capital, Baghdad.

Iraqi firefighters at the scene of the attack in Kirkuk

The daily occurrence is forcing generals to think about of change of strategy.

Many killed in Iraq bomb blasts
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