Car bomb blast kills at least 12 in Iraqi capital

By REUTERS
May 20, 2013 16:08

 
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BAGHDAD - A car bomb exploded in a Shi'ite neighborhood of the Iraqi capital Baghdad killing at least 12 people on Monday, police and hospital sources said.

The blast, near a crowded market in the northern Shaab district of Baghdad, wounded 26.

Earlier on Monday, at least 43 people were killed in a wave of car bomb explosions targeting Shi'ite Muslims in Baghdad and the southern oil hub of Basra, police and medics said.

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