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    700 killed in sectarian violence in Iraq so far in July

    euronews (in English)

    by euronews (in English)

    Seven people have been killed and 22 injured in bomb attacks in Iraq.

    Two mosques in the south of Kirkuk were targeted in separate roadside bombings - worshippers had gathered for extended evening prayers.

    Kirkuk is about 250 kilometres north of the capital Baghdad, has grown rich due to nearby oil fields.

    It's ethnically mixed, with Kurdish and Shi-ite populations.