Deadliest bombings in Iraq since Jan. 1, when a new U.S.-Iraqi security pact took effect:

_ June 24 — Bomb hidden under vegetables on motorized pushcart explodes in Baghdad’s Sadr city, killing at least 69.

_ June 20 — Truck bomb strikes Shiite mosque near northern city of Kirkuk, killing 82.

_ June 10 — Car bomb explodes in market near Shiite city of Nasiriyah, killing 30.

_ May 21 — Bomb in mainly Sunni area of Baghdad kills 15 people, including three Americans.

_ May 20 — Parked car bomb tears through restaurants in northwest Baghdad, killing 41.

_ May 6 — Parked car bomb explodes at a produce market in southern Baghdad, killing 15.

_ April 29 — Twin car bombing in Baghdad’s Shiite district of Sadr City kills 51.

_ April 24 — Back-to-back female suicide bombings kill 71 outside Shiite shrine in Baghdad.

_ April 23 — Suicide bomber hits Iraqis collecting humanitarian aid in Baghdad, killing 31.

_ April 23 — Suicide bombing in Muqdadiyah kills 53 people, including 44 Iranian pilgrims.

_ April 6 — Series of bombings in Baghdad kill 37 people.

_ March 26 — Car bomb tears through market in Shiite area in east Baghdad, killing 20.

_ March 23 — Suicide bomber strikes Kurdish funeral in Jalula, killing 27.

_ March 10 — Suicide bomber targets tribal leaders at market in Abu Ghraib, killing 33.

_ March 8 — Suicide bomber strikes police academy in Baghdad, killing at least 30.

_ March 5 — Car bomb tears through livestock market in Hillah, killing 13.

_ Feb. 13 — Female suicide bomber targets Shiite pilgrims in Musayyib, killing 40.

_ Feb. 11 — Twin car bombs explode at a bus terminal and market area in Baghdad, killing 16.

_ Jan. 4 — Female suicide bomber strikes Shiite pilgrims in Baghdad, killing 38.

_ Jan. 2 — Suicide bomber hits tribal leader’s home in Youssifiyah, killing 23.

(This version CORRECTS toll in June 20 bombing).)

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