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At least 35 people have been killed and nearly a hundred more wounded in a wave of attacks across Iraq, while the head of Baghdad's provincial council escaped an assassination attempt in the capital.
Sunday's deadliest attack hit in and around the city of Hilla, the predominantly Shia capital of Babil province south of Baghdad, where two car bombs killed 16 people, according to police and medical sources.
Al Jazeera's Dominic Kane reports: