A member of Iraq's Special Weapons and Tactics Team (SWAT) stands guard in front of a polling station in Baghdad, Iraq, Wednesday, April 30, 2014. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim)
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Attacks north of Baghdad, including a car bomb set off by a suicide attacker, killed six people Friday, just days after Iraq's parliamentary election.Sunni militant groups, including ISIS, frequently target Iraq's Shiite majority, whom they regard as apostates, particularly during annual commemoration rituals.The attacks are the latest in the country's worst bloodshed since it emerged from a brutal Sunni-Shiite sectarian war that claimed tens of thousands of lives from 2006-10 .
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