Iraqi soldiers rest outside a polling station in Baghdad's Sadr City district on April 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO/AHMAD AL-RUBAYE
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Violence in Iraq, including shelling in a militant-held city and an attack targeting Shiite pilgrims, has killed more than 30 people in 24 hours, officials said Sunday.It was not immediately clear who was behind the bombardment, which began on Saturday evening and continued into Sunday.On Saturday evening, police found the bodies of eight family members shot dead inside their home in a predominantly Sunni area southeast of Baghdad.On Sunday, a shooting in Baghdad and a magnetic "sticky bomb" on a vehicle west of the capital killed two people, while a suicide bombing in the northern city of Mosul left one soldier dead, officials said.
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