April deadliest month for Iraq since June 2008

By Agence France-Presse
Thursday, May 2, 2013 7:40 EDT
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April was the deadliest month for Iraq in nearly five years, with more than 700 people killed in violence, the United Nations said on Thursday.

“The month of April was the deadliest since June 2008. A total of 712 people were killed and another 1,633 were wounded in acts of terrorism and acts of violence,” a statement from the UN mission in Iraq said.

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