Al Qaeda Asserts Responsibility for Iraqi Prison Breaks

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July 23, 2013 AT 1:59 PM
Al Qaeda asserted responsibility for brazen assaults on two Iraqi prisons outside of Baghdad that freed hundreds of inmates, including many of its own members. The audacity of the assaults, which officials said left at least 25 security guards dead, underscored the deterioration of Iraq?s stability in recent, punctuated by an almost daily litany of car bombings and other violence.