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Iraq hit by deadly bomb attacks


At least 13 people have been killed in a series of bomb attacks across Iraq, local officials say.

A lorry with explosives blew up at a police station near the central city of Ramadi, killing seven policemen.

In southern Iraq, a bomb planted on a bus killed three people in the province of Qadisiya. In Baghdad, a series of bombs killed at least three people.

Violence in Iraq saw a spike in August, with the highest number of violent deaths for more than a year.

Iraqi government figures showed that 393 civilians were killed that month, along with about 60 police officers and soldiers.

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