The number of Iraqis killed in violence in March, when Baghdad hosted a landmark Arab summit, was the lowest monthly figure since the 2003 US-led invasion, official figures showed on Sunday.
Iraqi security forces set up checkpoints on streets leading to the heavily fortified Green Zone in Baghdad on March 27, 2012. The number of Iraqis killed in violence in March was the lowest monthly figure since the 2003 US-led invasion that ousted dictator Saddam Hussein, official figures released on Sunday showed.
In total, 112 Iraqis -- 78 civilians, 22 policemen and 12 soldiers -- died in attacks nationwide, according to figures compiled by the ministries of health, interior and defence.
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