19 killed in Iraq bomb blasts

  • Bombs at multiple places in Iraq killed at least 19 people in the most recent strikes by militants looking to destabilize the country.

    The targets where a checkpoint which was operated by government-allied Sunni militiamen, a funeral of a Shiite tribal leader and a soccer field.

    Over 2,000 people have died in bombings and other vicious attacks since the beginning of April.