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The Boston Globe


10 years after US-led invasion, peace evades Iraq

At least 65 killed, 240 injured in attacks in capital

BAGHDAD — Iraq closed a painful decade just as it began: with explosions reverberating around the capital.

Beginning in the early morning Tuesday with the ­assassination of a Ministry of Finance official by a bomb ­attached to his vehicle and ­continuing for hours, the ­attacks were a devastating ­reminder of the violence that regularly afflicts Iraq.

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