At least 43 people killed and more than 200 are wounded after the explosions struck in the cities and towns across Iraq. The 16 simultaneous explosions happened despite of the massive security for the upcoming Arab League summit.
The incident considered to be the deadliest day of Iraq for this month. Those bombs cited in the areas of the nation made those terrorist to be more determined that the government cannot control and secure the security and peace of the nation. Among those areas where the explosion happened are in Shi'ite Muslim holy city of Kerbala,in Kirkuk, Baiji, Samarra, Tuz Khurmato, Daquq and Dhuluiya to the north, in Ramadi in the west, and Hilla, Latifiya and Mahmudiya in the south. Police defused bombs in Baquba and Falluja.
The Iraqi government is determined to show that they can maintain security and peace following the withdrawal of the US troop in December 2011. This is the first for Iraq to host a summit after 20 years.