Attacks mainly targeting Shiite-majority areas of Iraq killed at least 54 people on Monday, while security forces killed 10 militants, officials said, as the interior ministry warned of civil war.
People inspect the site of a car bomb in the impoverished district of Sadr City in the Iraqi capital Baghdad on July 29, 2013. Car bombs mainly targeting Shiite-majority areas of Iraq killed at least 48 people on Monday, security and medical officials said, taking the July death toll to more than 780.
More than 800 people have now been killed in violence so far this month, according to AFP figures based on security and medical sources -- an average of upwards of 27 a day.
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