World Bulletin/News Desk
Several bomb attacks in Iraqi capital Baghdad left 26 dead and 68 others injured on Tuesday.
Targeting a funeral, a bomb attack in Al Azamiyah district of Baghdad killed 20 and injured 48.
In the town of As Saliyh, a bomb went off in a park, killing three and wounding eight others.
Another bomb attack in the As Sadr neighborhood of Baghdad also killed at least three people and injured 12 others.
Violence has surged across Iraq in recent months, reaching its highest level since 2008.
According to the United Nations, more than 800 people were killed across Iraq in various acts of terrorism in August alone.
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