Iraqi security forces andbystanders inspect the scene of a car bomb attack in the Shiite holy city of Najaf, 160 kilometers (100 miles) south of Baghdad, Iraq, Monday Nov. 8, 2010. The car bomb went off not far from one of Shiite Islam's holiest sites in the city of Najaf, killing and wounding several people, police said. (AP Photo/Alaa al-Marjani) Car bombs struck three Shiite cities in southern Iraq on Monday, killing more than 20 people in an apparent move to derail progress toward forming a new government as political leaders tried to break the eight-month deadlock.




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