Bombings Rip Through Baghdad On Invasion Anniversary03:09
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Children inspect a bus destroyed in a car bomb attack in the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. (Karim Kadim/AP)
Children inspect a bus destroyed in a car bomb attack in the Shiite stronghold of Sadr City, Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, March 19, 2013. (Karim Kadim/AP)

On the eve of the 10th anniversary of the U.S. invasion of Iraq, at least 57 people in the Baghdad area have been killed by a series of what Iraqi officials say are coordinated bombings around the city.

An al-Qaida offshoot is thought to be responsible.

Two years after the U.S. military withdrew from the country, there are concerns that Iraq might slide back into sectarian violence.

Guest:

  • Jim Muir, BBC reporter in Baghdad.

This segment aired on March 19, 2013.

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