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Bombings Kill 68 Near Iraqi Police Stations

A wave of suicide car bombings in the southern Iraqi city of Basra leaves 68 dead and more than 100 wounded. At least 17 children are among the dead, caught on the way to school by the attacks, which occurred near three police stations. NPR's Philip Reeves reports.

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Philip Reeves is an award-winning international correspondent covering South America. Previously, he served as NPR's correspondent covering Pakistan, Afghanistan, and India.