Posted by | July 23, 2012 10:35 | Filed under: Top Stories

Bombs struck two Sunni towns Sunday killing 18 and wounding more than 50:

Most of the attacks bear the hallmarks of Sunni Muslim insurgents linked to al Qaeda, targeting Shiites and their holy sites as well as security forces working for the Shiite-led government.

The two latest bombings, however, struck predominantly Sunni towns. So far, Shiite militants have resisted striking back at Sunnis. It was not immediately clear if the Sunday bombings were retaliation for earlier attacks, but residents in the stricken areas raised fears of renewed sectarian conflict.

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